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Welcome to Sparrow Bush ...

Sparrow Bush is located in Orange County<1>.

Sparrow Bush is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Sparrow Bush: 12780<3>

Websites for Sparrow Bush ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.orangeny.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Sparrow Bush, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Sparrow Bush ...

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

  • Wallkill (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallkill
    • Wallkill lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Sparrow Bush and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallkill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallkill
  • Middletown (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Sparrow Bush and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Thompson (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson
    • Thompson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Sparrow Bush and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,082 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
  • Goshen (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
    • Goshen lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Sparrow Bush and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
  • Mamakating (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mamakating
    • Mamakating lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Sparrow Bush and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,455 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mamakating have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mamakating
  • Deerpark (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerpark
    • Deerpark lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Sparrow Bush and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,690 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerpark have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerpark
  • Wawayanda (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wawayanda
    • Wawayanda lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Sparrow Bush and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wawayanda have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wawayanda
  • Mount Hope (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
    • Mount Hope lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Sparrow Bush and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,558 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
  • Monticello (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
    • Monticello lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Sparrow Bush and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
  • Greenville (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Sparrow Bush and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sparrow Bush ...

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

Adding Sparrow Bush to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Sparrow Bush

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Orange County

About New York

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

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.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 Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sparrow Bush - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Sparrow Bush). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sparrow Bush or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sparrow Bush) 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 Sparrow Bush. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sparrow BushOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparrow Bush. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4001, Longitude: -74.7233    
<5>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.
<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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