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Welcome to Palisades ...

Palisades is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

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

Adding Palisades to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Palisades ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Palisades - they are located in Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Palisades ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Palisades
    • 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>
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Palisades
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,933 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
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Palisades
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<4>
  • Paterson [Passaic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Palisades
    • Estimated population in 2019: 145,233 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ramapo [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramapo
      • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Palisades
      • Estimated population in 2019: 137,406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramapo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramapo
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Palisades
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<4>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Palisades
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Palisades
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkstown
      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Palisades
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Palisades
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palisades ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rockland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Palisades. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Palisades - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Palisades) 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 Palisades. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PalisadesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palisades. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0113, Longitude: -73.9134    
<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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