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Welcome to Pound Ridge ...

Pound Ridge is located in Westchester County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Pound Ridge: Pound Rdg. (or less commonly used: Pound Rdge. or Pound Ridg.)

Pound Ridge is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Pound Ridge: 10576<3>

Websites for Pound Ridge ...

Official Website:   www.townofpoundridge.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

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

We also found Pound Ridge on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Communities near Pound Ridge ...

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

  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Pound Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Pound Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Pound Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Pound Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Pound Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Pound Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<5>
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Pound Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Pound Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<5>
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Pound Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Pound Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pound Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Westchester County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pound Ridge: www.townofpoundridge.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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pound Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Pound Ridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pound Ridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Pound Ridge) 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 Pound Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pound Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pound Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2087, Longitude: -73.5750    
<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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