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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>

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

We don't have a date for the establishment of Roslyn.

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:   www.jlli.org/

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 total 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 (with 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 have 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 [New York County]
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    • New York [New York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Roslyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Roslyn
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<6>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Roslyn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
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    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Roslyn
    • 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
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    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Roslyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Roslyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Roslyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Roslyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Roslyn
      • 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
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Roslyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>

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.

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

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

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About Nassau County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: www.nassaucountyny.gov/

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 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 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 Roslyn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roslyn - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roslyn) 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 Roslyn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RoslynOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roslyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7990, Longitude: -73.6493       In this case, the coordinates for Roslyn 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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