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Welcome to Sleepy Hollow ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Sleepy Hollow: Sleepy Holw. (or less commonly used: Sleepy Hlw. or Sleepy Hllw.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sleepy Hollow has a population of 10,044 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Going back to its beginning, Sleepy Hollow was originally named North Tarrytown. For more information about the names of Sleepy Hollow, see The Names of Sleepy Hollow on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Sleepy Hollow is near sea level<3>.

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

Sleepy Hollow is located in the (914) area code.

The ZIP code for Sleepy Hollow: 10591<4>

Websites for Sleepy Hollow ...

Official Website:   https://www.sleepyhollowny.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sleepy Hollow had an population of 10,044 people. This is an increase of 1.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sleepy Hollow had a population of 9,870 people. This makes Sleepy Hollow the county's 32nd most populous community.

The population of Sleepy Hollow represents 0.05% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 247th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,870 people, the population of Sleepy Hollow increased 7.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,212 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sleepy Hollow.

Communities Also Named Sleepy Hollow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Sleepy Hollow - they are located in Arizona, California (2), Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Saskatchewan, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (4), Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Sleepy Hollow ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Sleepy Hollow
    • 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>
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Sleepy Hollow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Paterson [Passaic County]
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    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Sleepy Hollow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
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    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Sleepy Hollow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 138,356 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramapo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramapo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Sleepy Hollow
      • 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]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Sleepy Hollow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
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      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sleepy Hollow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 86,000 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Sleepy Hollow
      • 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>
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Sleepy Hollow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,775 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Sleepy Hollow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sleepy Hollow ...

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

Adding Sleepy Hollow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sleepy Hollow 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 Sleepy Hollow was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Westchester County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sleepy Hollow: https://www.sleepyhollowny.gov/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sleepy Hollow.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sleepy Hollow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Sleepy Hollow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sleepy Hollow or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Sleepy Hollow) 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 Sleepy Hollow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sleepy HollowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sleepy Hollow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0854, Longitude: -73.8586    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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