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Welcome to Roxbury ...

The Town of Roxbury is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Roxbury has a population of 2,315 people<3> (see below for details).

Roxbury is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roxbury had an population of 2,315 people. This is a decrease of 7.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Roxbury had a population of 2,502 people (which is 5.21% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Roxbury the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Roxbury represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 794th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,502 people, the population of Roxbury has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,509 people).

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

Communities Also Named Roxbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Roxbury - they are located in Connecticut, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Roxbury ...

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

  • Delhi [Delaware County]
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    • Delhi [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Roxbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,745 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
  • Middletown [Delaware County]
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    • Middletown [Delaware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Roxbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
  • Shandaken [Ulster County]
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    • Shandaken [Ulster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Roxbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shandaken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shandaken
  • Delhi [Delaware County]
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    • Delhi [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Roxbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,871 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delhi<6>
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    • Stamford [Delaware County]
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      • Stamford [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Roxbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,083 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
    • Windham [Greene County]
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      • Windham [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Roxbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,683 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Kortright [Delaware County]
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      • Kortright [Delaware County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Roxbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kortright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kortright
    • Jefferson [Schoharie County]
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      • Jefferson [Schoharie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Roxbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,455 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Harpersfield [Delaware County]
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      • Harpersfield [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Roxbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harpersfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harpersfield
    • Fulton [Schoharie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Schoharie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Roxbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roxbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Delaware County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.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 Delaware, 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 Roxbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxbury - 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- Roxbury) 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 Roxbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RoxburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3006, Longitude: -74.5532       In this case, the coordinates for Roxbury 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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