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Welcome to Roslyn ...

The coastal village of Roslyn is located in Nassau County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Roslyn, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1908.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roslyn has a population of 2,912 people<3> (see below for details).

Roslyn is near sea level<4>.

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

Websites for Roslyn ...

Junior League:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roslyn had an population of 2,912 people. This is an increase of 5.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roslyn had a population of 2,770 people. This makes Roslyn the county's 38th most populous community.

The population of Roslyn represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 730th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,770 people, the population of Roslyn increased 7.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,570 people).

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

Communities Also Named Roslyn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Roslyn: This one is located in Nassau County and the other is located in Queens County.

Beyond New York, there are 8 communities that are also named Roslyn - they are located in Illinois, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota and Washington.

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

Communities near Roslyn ...

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

  • New York
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York is located in Kings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on New York
  • Bronx
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx is located in Bronx County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx <5>
  • Yonkers
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Stamford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • New Rochelle
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Union City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Union City
  • Mount Vernon
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Greenwich
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
    • Greenwich is located in Fairfield County (CT)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,769 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Greenwich
  • White Plains
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Hempstead
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roslyn ...

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

Adding Roslyn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Roslyn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Roslyn was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1908).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Roslyn.

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

The official website for Nassau County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Nassau, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roslyn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roslyn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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