Mahopac is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Carmel in Putnam County, New York. As of the 2000 census, it had a total population of 8,478.
Mahopac is located on US Route 6 by Mahopac Lake.
The largest population center in the township, Mahopac is the seat of the Carmel Town Hall, while the hamlet of Carmel is the seat of the county government. Lake Mahopac was once an important summer resort area. Mahopac is also a school district covering the part of the township not in the Carmel Central School District. There are post offices for both Mahopac (10541) and Mahopac Falls (10549).
Web Sites and Links
The Putnam Children's Discovery CenterHands-on learning environment that brings science, computers, drama, art and music to children of all ages. Open to the general public.