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Welcome to Scarsdale ...

The village of Scarsdale is located in Westchester County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scarsdale has a population of 17,871 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Scarsdale is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Scarsdale ...

Official Website:   www.village.scarsdale.ny.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Junior League:   www.JLCentralWestchester.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scarsdale had an population of 17,871 people. This is an increase of 4.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scarsdale had a population of 17,166 people. This makes Scarsdale the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Scarsdale represents 0.09% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,166 people, the population of Scarsdale decreased 3.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,823 people).

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

Adding Scarsdale to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Scarsdale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Scarsdale elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Scarsdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Scarsdale - they are located in Illinois, Louisiana, North Carolina, Nova Scotia and Texas.

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

Communities near Scarsdale ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Scarsdale
    • 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>
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Scarsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 298,391 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
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Scarsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Scarsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ramapo [Rockland County]
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      • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Scarsdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 137,406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramapo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramapo
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Scarsdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Scarsdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 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
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Scarsdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkstown
      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Scarsdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
    • Union City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Scarsdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67,982 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scarsdale. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scarsdale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scarsdale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Scarsdale: www.village.scarsdale.ny.us/

The official website for Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/

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 Westchester, 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 Scarsdale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scarsdale - 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- Scarsdale) 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 Scarsdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scarsdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scarsdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9902, Longitude: -73.7773       In this case, the coordinates for Scarsdale 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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