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Welcome to Haverstraw ...

The Town of Haverstraw is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Haverstraw has a population of 37,101 people<3> (see below for details).

Haverstraw is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Haverstraw had an population of 37,101 people. This is an increase of 1.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Haverstraw had a population of 36,634 people (or 11.75% of the total population of Rockland County). This makes Haverstraw the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Haverstraw represents 0.19% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,634 people, the population of Haverstraw increased 8.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 33,811 people).

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

Communities near Haverstraw ...

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

  • Yonkers (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Haverstraw and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Greenburgh (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
    • Greenburgh lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Haverstraw and is located in Westchester County
    • 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
  • White Plains (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
    • White Plains lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Haverstraw and is located in Westchester County
    • 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>
  • Orangetown (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangetown
    • Orangetown lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Haverstraw and is located in Rockland County
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangetown
  • Mount Pleasant (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Mount Pleasant lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Haverstraw and is located in Westchester County
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
  • Cortlandt (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cortlandt
    • Cortlandt lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Haverstraw and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortlandt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cortlandt
  • Ossining (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ossining
    • Ossining lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Haverstraw and is located in Westchester County
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossining
  • Yorktown (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
    • Yorktown lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Haverstraw and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown
  • Warwick (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Haverstraw and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,096 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Palm Tree (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Tree
    • Palm Tree lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Haverstraw and is located in Orange County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Tree

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Haverstraw ...

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

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About Rockland County

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

The official website for Rockland County: www.co.rockland.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 Rockland, 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 Haverstraw.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Haverstraw - 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- Haverstraw) 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 Haverstraw. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HaverstrawOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Haverstraw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2012, Longitude: -74.0376       In this case, the coordinates for Haverstraw 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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