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Welcome to Canarsie ...

Canarsie is located in Kings County<1>.

Canarsie is near sea level<2>.

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

Communities near Canarsie ...

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

  • New York [Kings County]
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    • New York [Kings County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Canarsie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Canarsie
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<4>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Canarsie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Newark [Essex County]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Canarsie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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      • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Canarsie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
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      • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Canarsie
      • 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
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Canarsie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Canarsie
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Canarsie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
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    • Union City [Hudson County]
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      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Canarsie
      • 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 Canarsie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Canarsie.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canarsie ...

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

Adding Canarsie to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Canarsie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Canarsie on our Genealogy Page.

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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 Canarsie - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Canarsie) 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 Canarsie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CanarsieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canarsie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6379, Longitude: -73.9008    
<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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