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Welcome to Old Westbury ...

The village of Old Westbury is located in Nassau County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Old Westbury has a population of 4,614 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Old Westbury.

Old Westbury is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Old Westbury had an population of 4,614 people. This is a decrease of 1.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Old Westbury had a population of 4,671 people. This makes Old Westbury the county's 31st most populous community.

The population of Old Westbury represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 506th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,671 people, the population of Old Westbury increased 10.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,228 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Old Westbury.

Adding Old Westbury to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Old Westbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Old Westbury elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1908).

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

Communities Also Named Old Westbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Old Westbury: This one is located in Nassau County and the other is located in Queens County.

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

Communities near Old Westbury ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Old Westbury
    • 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<5>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Old Westbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 766,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Old Westbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 298,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Old Westbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babylon
      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Westbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210,141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Westbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 200,503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Westbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<5>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Old Westbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Westbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<5>
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Westbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67,345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<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 Old Westbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Old Westbury.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Westbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Nassau County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Westbury. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Old Westbury.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Westbury - 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- Old Westbury) 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 Old Westbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old Westbury

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Westbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7882, Longitude: -73.6006    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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