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Welcome to Roslyn ...
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: 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 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.
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.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023