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Welcome to Bronx (aka 'Bronx') ...

Bronx is located in Bronx County<1> and is the County Seat for Bronx County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Bronx, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1962.

When the people of Bronx<2> refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bronxite<3>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Bronx had a population of 1,385,108 people.<4> (see below for details).

Bronx is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The community of Bronx has also been called Bronx.

Communities Also Named Bronx ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bronx - they are located in Idaho and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Bronx ...

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

  • New York
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York is located in Kings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
  • Newark
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark is located in Essex County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
  • Jersey City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
    • Jersey City is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
  • Yonkers
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers <6>
  • Paterson
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
    • Paterson is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
  • Clifton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
  • New Rochelle
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Passaic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
    • Passaic is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
  • Union City
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
  • Bayonne
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayonne
    • Bayonne is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,165 people

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 Bronx. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bronx.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bronx. 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 Bronx.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bronx. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bronx.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bronx ...

Looking for more information about Bronx? 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 Bronx, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bronx.

Adding Bronx to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bronx in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bronx was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.

We also found Bronx on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for New York (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bronx.

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

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 Bronx, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Bronx is also known as Bronx. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Bronx.
<3>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 Bronx 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 Bronx may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bronx.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bronx - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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