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Welcome to Sands Point ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Sands Point: Sands Pt.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Sands Point for more information about variations on the name of Sands Point.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sands Point has a population of 2,807 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sands Point is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Sands Point ...

Official Website: www.sandspoint.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sands Point had an population of 2,807 people. This is an increase of 4.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sands Point had a population of 2,675 people. This makes Sands Point the county's 41st most populous community.

The population of Sands Point represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 750th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,675 people, the population of Sands Point decreased 3.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,786 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sands Point.

Communities Also Named Sands Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sands Point - it's located in New Jersey.

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

Communities near Sands Point ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
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    • New York [New York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Sands Point
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Sands Point
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<6>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Sands Point
    • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Sands Point
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Sands Point
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sands Point
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Sands Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Sands Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 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
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Sands Point
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Sands Point
      • 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 Sands Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sands Point.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sands Point ...

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

Adding Sands Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sands Point 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 Sands Point was on a map titled Road Map for New York (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Nassau County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sands Point: www.sandspoint.org/

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 Sands Point.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sands Point - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sands Point) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sands Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sands PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sands Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8545, Longitude: -73.7048       In this case, the coordinates for Sands Point 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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