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Welcome to Saint George ...

Saint George is located in Richmond County<1> and is the County Seat for Richmond County.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Saint George, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for Saint George: St. George

Saint George is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Saint George ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named Saint George - they are located in Alaska, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, North Dakota, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Saint George ...

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

  • New York
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York is located in Kings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
  • Bronx
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx <4>
  • Newark
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Newark is located in Essex County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
  • Jersey City
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
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    • Jersey City is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
  • Paterson
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Paterson is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
  • Elizabeth
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
    • Elizabeth is located in Union County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
  • Clifton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
  • Passaic
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
    • Passaic is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
  • Union City
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City is located in Hudson County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
  • East Orange
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Orange
    • East Orange is located in Essex County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint George ...

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

Adding Saint George to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Saint George 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 Saint George was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Saint George.

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

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 Richmond, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint George - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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