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Welcome to Jericho ...

Jericho is located in Nassau County<1>.

Jericho is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Jericho ...

While we believe that this Jericho is located in Nassau County, we know of another 3 New York communities named Jericho. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clinton, Queens and Suffolk County.

Beyond New York, there are 42 communities that are also named Jericho - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Connecticut, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky (5), Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire (2), New Jersey (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Jericho ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Jericho
    • 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<4>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Jericho
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Islip [Suffolk County]
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    • Islip [Suffolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Jericho
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Islip have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Islip
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Jericho
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
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    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Jericho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Jericho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Jericho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<4>
    • Smithtown [Suffolk County]
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      • Smithtown [Suffolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Jericho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115,844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithtown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithtown
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Jericho
      • 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<4>
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Jericho
      • 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<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jericho ...

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

Adding Jericho to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jericho 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 Jericho was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1908).

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

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About Nassau County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nassau County: www.nassaucountyny.gov/

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 Nassau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jericho - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Jericho) 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 Jericho. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JerichoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jericho. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7921, Longitude: -73.5395    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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