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Welcome to Port Chester ...

The village of Port Chester is located in Westchester County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Port Chester: Prt. Chester

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Chester has a population of 29,163 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Port Chester.

Port Chester is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Port Chester lies within the (914) area code.

The ZIP code for Port Chester: 10573<4>

Websites for Port Chester ...

Official Website:   www.portchesterny.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Chester had an population of 29,163 people. This is an increase of 0.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Chester had a population of 28,967 people. This makes Port Chester the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Port Chester represents 0.15% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,967 people, the population of Port Chester increased 3.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 27,867 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Chester.

Adding Port Chester 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 Port Chester 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 Port Chester elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Port Chester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Port Chester - it's located in Indiana.

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

Communities near Port Chester ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Chester
    • 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<6>
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Chester
    • Estimated population in 2019: 298,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Port Chester
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Huntington [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Chester
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Port Chester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Chester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Chester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Port Chester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Chester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<6>
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Chester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Chester. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Port Chester.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Chester ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Port Chester: www.portchesterny.com/

The official website for Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/

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 Westchester, 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 Port Chester.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Chester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Port Chester). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Port Chester or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Port Chester) 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 Port Chester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Chester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Chester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0016, Longitude: -73.6659    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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