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Welcome to Cortlandt ...

The Town of Cortlandt is located in Westchester County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Cortlandt has a population of 42,298 people<3> (see below for details).

Cortlandt is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cortlandt had an population of 42,298 people. This is an increase of 1.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Cortlandt had a population of 41,592 people. This makes Cortlandt the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Cortlandt represents 0.21% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 41,592 people, the population of Cortlandt increased 8.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 38,467 people).

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

Communities near Cortlandt ...

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

  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
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    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Cortlandt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 138,356 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Cortlandt
    • 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
  • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
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    • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cortlandt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86,000 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
  • White Plains [Westchester County]
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    • White Plains [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Cortlandt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,286 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orangetown [Rockland County]
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      • Orangetown [Rockland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Cortlandt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,631 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orangetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Cortlandt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,542 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.
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    • Ossining [Westchester County]
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      • Ossining [Westchester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Cortlandt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,551 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossining have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Haverstraw [Rockland County]
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      • Haverstraw [Rockland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Cortlandt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haverstraw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Carmel [Putnam County]
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      • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Cortlandt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
    • Spring Valley [Rockland County]
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      • Spring Valley [Rockland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Cortlandt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Valley<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cortlandt ...

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

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

The official website for Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/

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 Westchester, 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 Cortlandt.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cortlandt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cortlandt) 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 Cortlandt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CortlandtOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cortlandt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2548, Longitude: -73.9001       In this case, the coordinates for Cortlandt 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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