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Welcome to Brooklyn Heights ...

Brooklyn Heights is located in Kings County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Brooklyn Heights is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Brooklyn Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Brooklyn Heights - they are located in California (2), Indiana, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Brooklyn Heights ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Brooklyn Heights
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<4>
  • Newark [Essex County]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Brooklyn Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Brooklyn Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Brooklyn Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<4>
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    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Brooklyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Brooklyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
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      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Brooklyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
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    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Brooklyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<4>
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
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      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Brooklyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • Union City [Hudson County]
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      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Brooklyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brooklyn Heights ...

Looking for more information about Brooklyn Heights? 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 Brooklyn Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brooklyn Heights.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brooklyn Heights. 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 Kings, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brooklyn Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brooklyn Heights) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brooklyn Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brooklyn HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooklyn Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6959, Longitude: -73.9955    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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