RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

College Point, New York

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other NY
Communities

















Welcome to College Point ...

College Point is located in Queens County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for College Point: College Pt.

College Point is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named College Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named College Point - it's located in Florida.

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

Communities near College Point ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [New York County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of College Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of College Point
    • 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<5>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of College Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of College Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newark [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
      • Newark [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of College Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jersey City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
      • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of College Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
      • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of College Point
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of College Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<5>
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of College Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of College Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for College Point ...

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

Adding College Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of College Point 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 College Point was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Queens County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for College Point. 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 Queens, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around College Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- College Point) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in College Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7876, Longitude: -73.8460       In this case, the coordinates for College Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022