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Welcome to Quaker Ridge ...

Quaker Ridge is located in Westchester County<1>.

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

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

Quaker Ridge is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Quaker Ridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Quaker Ridge, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Quaker Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Quaker Ridge - they are located in Indiana and Maryland.

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

Communities near Quaker Ridge ...

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

  • Bronx
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    • Bronx lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Quaker Ridge.
    • 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<5>
  • Oyster Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • North Hempstead
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    • North Hempstead lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Yonkers
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<5>
  • Stamford
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
  • Stamford
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    • Stamford lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
  • Greenburgh
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    • Greenburgh lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
  • Clarkstown
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    • Clarkstown lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86,000 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
  • New Rochelle
  • Passaic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
    • Passaic lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Quaker Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quaker Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Quaker 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Quaker Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Quaker Ridge.

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

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 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 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 Quaker Ridge - 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 from Point A (ie- Quaker Ridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quaker Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9709, Longitude: -73.7801       In this case, the coordinates for Quaker Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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