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Welcome to Elmsford ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elmsford has a population of 5,238 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Elmsford is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Elmsford ...

Official Website:   www.elmsfordny.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elmsford had an population of 5,238 people. This is an increase of 12.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elmsford had a population of 4,664 people. This makes Elmsford the county's 46th most populous community.

The population of Elmsford represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 509th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,664 people, the population of Elmsford has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,676 people).

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

Communities near Elmsford ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Elmsford
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Elmsford
    • 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]
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Elmsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramapo
    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Elmsford
    • 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]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Elmsford
      • 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]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Elmsford
      • 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 Elmsford
      • 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
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Elmsford
      • 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>
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Elmsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,775 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Elmsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,769 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elmsford ...

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

Adding Elmsford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elmsford: www.elmsfordny.org/

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 Elmsford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elmsford - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elmsford) 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 Elmsford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ElmsfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elmsford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0543, Longitude: -73.8153       In this case, the coordinates for Elmsford 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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