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Welcome to Bedford ...

The Town of Bedford is located in Westchester County<1>.

The location of Bedford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bedford has a population of 17,651 people<3> (see below for details).

Bedford is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bedford had an population of 17,651 people. This is an increase of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bedford had a population of 17,335 people. This makes Bedford the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Bedford represents 0.09% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,335 people, the population of Bedford decreased 4.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,133 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bedford.

Communities near Bedford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bedford.

  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Bedford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Bedford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bedford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
  • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
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    • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Bedford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
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      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Bedford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
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      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Bedford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bedford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<6>
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bedford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
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      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Bedford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • White Plains [Westchester County]
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      • White Plains [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Bedford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bedford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bedford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bedford. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bedford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bedford. See our Newspapers Page for Bedford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bedford ...

Looking for more information about Bedford? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bedford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bedford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Westchester County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Westchester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bedford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bedford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bedford) 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 Bedford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bedford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bedford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2259, Longitude: -73.6651       In this case, the coordinates for Bedford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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