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Welcome to Spring Valley ...

The village of Spring Valley is located in Rockland County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Spring Valley, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

A typical abbreviation for Spring Valley: Spring Vly. (or less commonly used: Spring Vally. or Spring Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spring Valley has a population of 32,349 people<3> (see below for details).

Spring Valley is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Spring Valley is located in the (845) area code.

Websites for Spring Valley ...

Official Website: www.villagespringvalley.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spring Valley had an population of 32,349 people. This is an increase of 3.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spring Valley had a population of 31,347 people (or 10.06% of the total population of Rockland County). This makes Spring Valley the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Spring Valley represents 0.16% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,347 people, the population of Spring Valley increased 23.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,464 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Spring Valley.

Communities Also Named Spring Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Spring Valley: This one is located in Rockland County and the other is located in Westchester County.

Beyond New York, there are 84 communities that are also named Spring Valley - they are located in Alabama (4), Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia (4), Illinois (3), Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maryland (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada (2), New Jersey (2), North Carolina (5), Ohio (6), Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (4), South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (3) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Spring Valley ...

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

  • Yonkers
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers <5>
  • Paterson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
    • Paterson is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
  • Clifton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
  • New Rochelle
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Passaic
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
    • Passaic is located in Passaic County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
  • Mount Vernon
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • White Plains
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Hackensack
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackensack
    • Hackensack is located in Bergen County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,981 people
  • Garfield
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
    • Garfield is located in Bergen County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,641 people
  • Palm Tree
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Tree
    • Palm Tree is located in Orange County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Valley ...

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

Adding Spring Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Spring Valley was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Spring Valley in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Spring Valley.

The official website for Spring Valley: www.villagespringvalley.org/

The official website for Rockland County: www.co.rockland.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 Rockland, 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 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 Spring Valley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spring Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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