Mamakating Town Hall is located at 2948 Route 209, Wurtsboro NY 12790; phone: 845-888-3000.
Mamakating is said to have been named in honor of an Indian chief. Early records show the name written as Mame-Kating and Mame-Cotink. The town was incorporated in 1788, the first in Sullivan County. The first white settler was Manual Gonsalus; his tombstone is dated 1752.