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Welcome to Orangetown ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Orangetown has a population of 49,833 people<3> (see below for details).

Orangetown is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Orangetown lies within the (845) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Orangetown had an population of 49,833 people. This is an increase of 1.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Orangetown had a population of 49,212 people (which is 15.79% of the total population of Rockland County). This makes Orangetown the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Orangetown represents 0.25% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 49,212 people, the population of Orangetown increased 3.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 47,711 people).

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

Communities near Orangetown ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Orangetown
    • 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>
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Orangetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Paterson [Passaic County]
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    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Orangetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 145,233 people
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  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
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    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Orangetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 137,406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramapo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clifton [Passaic County]
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      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Orangetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,052 people
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    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Orangetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,557 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
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      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Orangetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 69,703 people
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    • Union City [Hudson County]
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      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Orangetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67,982 people
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    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Orangetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67,345 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
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      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Orangetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Orangetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Orangetown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orangetown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Rockland County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orangetown. 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 Orangetown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orangetown - 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- Orangetown) 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 Orangetown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orangetown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orangetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0526, Longitude: -73.9479       In this case, the coordinates for Orangetown 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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