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Welcome to Monsey ...

Monsey is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

Monsey is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Monsey is located in the (845) area code.

Communities near Monsey ...

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

  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Monsey
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Monsey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Monsey
    • 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
  • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
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    • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Monsey
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Monsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Monsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Monsey
      • 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<5>
    • White Plains [Westchester County]
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      • White Plains [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Monsey
      • 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<5>
    • Orangetown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangetown
      • Orangetown [Rockland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Monsey
      • 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 [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Monsey
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monsey ...

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

Adding Monsey to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Rockland County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monsey. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monsey - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monsey) 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 Monsey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonseyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monsey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1112, Longitude: -74.0685       In this case, the coordinates for Monsey 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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