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Welcome to Eastchester ...

Eastchester is located in Westchester County<1>.

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

Eastchester is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Eastchester ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Eastchester, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Eastchester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Eastchester: This one is located in Westchester County and the other is located in Bronx County.

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

Communities near Eastchester ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [New York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Eastchester
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Eastchester
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Eastchester
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Eastchester
    • 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
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
      • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Eastchester
      • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Eastchester
      • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Eastchester
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Eastchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Eastchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Eastchester
      • 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 Eastchester. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eastchester.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eastchester ...

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

Adding Eastchester to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eastchester. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eastchester - 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- Eastchester) 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 Eastchester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EastchesterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eastchester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8876, Longitude: -73.8329       In this case, the coordinates for Eastchester 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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