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Welcome to North Hempstead ...

The Town of North Hempstead is located in Nassau County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Hempstead: N. Hempstead

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of North Hempstead has a population of 230,975 people<3> (see below for details).

North Hempstead is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Hempstead had an population of 230,975 people. This is an increase of 2.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of North Hempstead had a population of 226,322 people (which is 16.9% of the total population of Nassau County). This makes North Hempstead the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of North Hempstead represents 1.17% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 226,322 people, the population of North Hempstead increased 1.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 222,611 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Hempstead.

Communities near North Hempstead ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
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    • New York [New York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of North Hempstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
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  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of North Hempstead
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<6>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of North Hempstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
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    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of North Hempstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of North Hempstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of North Hempstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of North Hempstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of North Hempstead
      • 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.
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    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of North Hempstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Union City [Hudson County]
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      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of North Hempstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
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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 North Hempstead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Hempstead.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Hempstead ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Hempstead. 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 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 North Hempstead.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Hempstead - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Hempstead) 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 North Hempstead. 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 North HempsteadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Hempstead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8034, Longitude: -73.6785       In this case, the coordinates for North Hempstead 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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