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Welcome to Port Richmond ...

Port Richmond is located in Richmond County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Port Richmond: Prt. Richmond

Port Richmond is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Port Richmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Port Richmond - they are located in Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Port Richmond ...

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

  • New York [Kings County]
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    • New York [Kings County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Port Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
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  • Newark [Essex County]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Port Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
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  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Port Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
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  • Paterson [Passaic County]
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    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Port Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
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    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Port Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
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    • Clifton [Passaic County]
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      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Port Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
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    • Passaic [Passaic County]
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      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Port Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
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    • Union City [Hudson County]
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      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Port Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
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    • East Orange [Essex County]
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      • East Orange [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Port Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people
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    • New Brunswick [Middlesex County]
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      • New Brunswick [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Port Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,182 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 Port Richmond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Richmond.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Richmond ...

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

Adding Port Richmond to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Port Richmond on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Richmond County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Richmond. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Richmond, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Richmond - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Richmond) 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 Richmond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port RichmondOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Richmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6332, Longitude: -74.1365       In this case, the coordinates for Port Richmond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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