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Welcome to Harvard ...

Harvard is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

Harvard is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Harvard ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delawarecounty.org/

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

Communities Also Named Harvard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Harvard - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska and Texas.

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

Communities near Harvard ...

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

  • Walton (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walton
    • Walton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Harvard and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton
  • Rockland (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
    • Rockland lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Harvard and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
  • Hancock (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hancock
    • Hancock lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Harvard and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
  • Callicoon (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Callicoon
    • Callicoon lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Harvard and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Callicoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callicoon
  • Walton (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walton
    • Walton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Harvard and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walton<5>
  • Delaware (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delaware
    • Delaware lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Harvard and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,566 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware
  • Sanford (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanford
    • Sanford lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Harvard and is located in Broome County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,275 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
  • Colchester (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colchester
    • Colchester lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Harvard and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colchester
  • Deposit (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deposit
    • Deposit lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Harvard and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,561 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deposit
  • Deposit (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deposit
    • Deposit lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Harvard and is located in Broome County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deposit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deposit<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harvard ...

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

Adding Harvard to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Harvard

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

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.ny.us/

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 Delaware, 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 Harvard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harvard) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harvard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0240, Longitude: -75.1127       In this case, the coordinates for Harvard 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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