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Welcome to Ramapo ...

The Town of Ramapo is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ramapo has a population of 137,406 people<3> (see below for details).

Ramapo is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ramapo had an population of 137,406 people. This is an increase of 8.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ramapo had a population of 126,595 people (or 40.62% of the total population of Rockland County). This makes Ramapo the county's most populous community.

The population of Ramapo represents 0.65% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 126,595 people, the population of Ramapo increased 16.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 108,905 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ramapo.

Communities near Ramapo ...

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

  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Ramapo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Paterson [Passaic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Ramapo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 145,233 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ramapo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 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 [Rockland County]
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    • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Ramapo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 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
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    • Clifton [Passaic County]
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      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ramapo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
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      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ramapo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 69,703 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • White Plains [Westchester County]
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      • White Plains [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Ramapo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<6>
    • Orangetown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangetown
      • Orangetown [Rockland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ramapo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orangetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangetown
    • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Ramapo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Hackensack [Bergen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackensack
      • Hackensack [Bergen County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ramapo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,188 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hackensack

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ramapo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Rockland County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ramapo. 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 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ramapo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ramapo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ramapo) 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 Ramapo. 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 Ramapo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ramapo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1379, Longitude: -74.1074       In this case, the coordinates for Ramapo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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