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Astoria, New York

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The location of Astoria

Welcome to Astoria ...

Astoria is located in Queens County.

When the people of Astoria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Astorian<1>

Astoria is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Astoria lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Astoria ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Elizabeth (NJ)   [Map]   130,215   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jersey City (NJ)   [Map]   270,753   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Newark (NJ)   [Map]   285,154   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Paterson (NJ)   [Map]   148,678   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bronx   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greenburgh   [Map]   92,579   N   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Astoria.

Communities Also Named Astoria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Astoria - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon and South Dakota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Astoria.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Astoria. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Astoria. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Astoria.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Astoria:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Astoria ...

Looking for more information about Astoria? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Astoria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Astoria.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Queens County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Astoria. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Astoria refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Astoria may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Astoria - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Astoria) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Astoria. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Astoria

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Astoria. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7670, Longitude: -73.9214     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Astoria.

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