Poestenkill Town Court
- (518) 283-5100 x105
- (518) 283-8821
- Mailing Address:
- PO Box 164, Poestenkill, NY 12140-0164
- Street Address:
- 38 Davis Drive, Poestenkill, NY 12140
Poesten Kill is Dutch meaning foaming water. The Poestenkill stream runs through the town to Troy and the Hudson River. Court Clerk is Terry Hauser.
ABOUT THE AREA
Poestenkill is a bedroom community named after the stream that runs through the southern part of town. It is one of the smallest towns in the county, located just southeast of Troy. The town includes the hamlets and villages of Barberville, E. Poestenkill, and Ives Corner.
Justices David Gebhardt and Gregory T. Kronau preside.
The Rensselaer County DAs office prosecutes most cases. The Town Attorney may plead the vehicular and local cases.
TYPE OF CASES
Local criminal cases, small claims and traffic violations/DUIs are held here.