Poughkeepsie is a city in the state of New York, United States and the county seat of Duchess County. According to the 2020 census, the city's population is 31,577. The city was settled in the 17th century by the Dutch and was registered as a city in 1854. Poughkeepsie is known for its widely improved education system and conglomeration of famous enterprises, which are the basis of the city's economy. That is why the city is highly recommended for families with children of all ages. For tourists, Poughkeepsie is also very attractive thanks to its rich history and a wide variety of interesting spots.