RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Town of Southold, New York

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other NY
Communities

















Welcome to Southold ...

The Town of Southold is located in Suffolk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Southold has a population of 22,170 people<3> (see below for details).

Southold is near sea level<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Southold had an population of 22,170 people. This is an increase of 0.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Southold had a population of 21,968 people. This makes Southold the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Southold represents 0.11% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,968 people, the population of Southold increased 6.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,599 people).

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

Communities near Southold ...

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

  • Groton [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
    • Groton [New London County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Southold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
  • New London [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London [New London County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Southold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
  • New London [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Southold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
  • East Hampton [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hampton
    • East Hampton [Suffolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Southold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,047 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hampton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterford [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
      • Waterford [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Southold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterford
    • East Lyme [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyme
      • East Lyme [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Southold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,462 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyme have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lyme
    • Clinton [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Southold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Old Saybrook [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Saybrook
      • Old Saybrook [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Southold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Saybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Saybrook
    • Groton [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
      • Groton [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Southold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Groton<6>
    • Old Lyme [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Lyme
      • Old Lyme [New London County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Southold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Lyme have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Lyme

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southold ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in New York

About Suffolk County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Suffolk County: www.co.suffolk.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 Suffolk, 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 Southold.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southold - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southold) 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 Southold. 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 Southold

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southold. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1337, Longitude: -72.2604       In this case, the coordinates for Southold 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021