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Welcome to Clarkstown ...

The Town of Clarkstown is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Clarkstown has a population of 86,237 people<3> (see below for details).

Clarkstown is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Clarkstown is located in the (845) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarkstown had an population of 86,237 people. This is an increase of 2.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Clarkstown had a population of 84,187 people (or 27.01% of the total population of Rockland County). This makes Clarkstown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Clarkstown represents 0.43% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 84,187 people, the population of Clarkstown increased 2.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 82,082 people).

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

Communities near Clarkstown ...

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

  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Clarkstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Paterson [Passaic County]
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    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarkstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 145,233 people
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  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
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    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Clarkstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 137,406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramapo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramapo
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarkstown
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarkstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,557 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarkstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67,345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
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      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Clarkstown
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarkstown
      • 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>
    • Rye [Westchester County]
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      • Rye [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarkstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rye have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rye
    • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Clarkstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarkstown ...

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

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About Rockland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockland County: www.co.rockland.ny.us/

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 Rockland, 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 Clarkstown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarkstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Clarkstown) 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 Clarkstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarkstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarkstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1326, Longitude: -73.9704       In this case, the coordinates for Clarkstown 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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