About Putnam Valley
Putnam Valley, also known as the Town of Lakes, is located in the southwest area of Putnam County, only 40 miles far from New York City. First settlers started to move here at the end of the 17th century. Originally incorporated in 1839 as the town of Quincy, Putnam Valley got its current name the year later. Regardless of rocky soil, farming was the town’s main industry since the town establishment and up till the first part of the 20 th century. Modern Putnam Valley is a small town with its own pace of life, rich history, exceptional landscapes, beautiful historic architecture, and, at the same time, it is a New York suburb.