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Welcome to Dobbs Ferry ...

The village of Dobbs Ferry is located in Westchester County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Dobbs Ferry: Dobbs Fry. (or less commonly used: Dobbs Frry.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Dobbs Ferry for more information about variations on the name of Dobbs Ferry.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dobbs Ferry has a population of 10,954 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dobbs Ferry.

Dobbs Ferry is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Dobbs Ferry ...

Official Website:   www.dobbsferry.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dobbs Ferry had an population of 10,954 people. This is an increase of 0.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dobbs Ferry had a population of 10,875 people. This makes Dobbs Ferry the county's 31st most populous community.

The population of Dobbs Ferry represents 0.06% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 230th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,875 people, the population of Dobbs Ferry increased 2.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,622 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dobbs Ferry.

Communities Also Named Dobbs Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Dobbs Ferry - it's located in Mississippi.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dobbs Ferry.

Communities near Dobbs Ferry ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Dobbs Ferry
    • 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<6>
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Dobbs Ferry
    • 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
  • Paterson [Passaic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Dobbs Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramapo
    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Dobbs Ferry
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Dobbs Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Dobbs Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
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      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Dobbs Ferry
      • 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
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Dobbs Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Dobbs Ferry
      • 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<6>
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dobbs Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dobbs Ferry ...

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

Adding Dobbs Ferry to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Dobbs Ferry on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dobbs Ferry: www.dobbsferry.com/

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 Dobbs Ferry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dobbs Ferry - 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- Dobbs Ferry) 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 Dobbs Ferry. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dobbs FerryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dobbs Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0126, Longitude: -73.8698       In this case, the coordinates for Dobbs Ferry 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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