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Welcome to Sterlington ...

Sterlington is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

Sterlington is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Sterlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sterlington - it's located in Louisiana.

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

Communities near Sterlington ...

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

  • Paterson
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    • Paterson lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
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  • Ramapo
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    • Ramapo lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 138,356 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.
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  • Greenburgh
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    • Greenburgh lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clarkstown
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    • Clarkstown lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86,000 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.
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  • Clifton
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    • Clifton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
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  • Orangetown
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    • Orangetown lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,631 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orangetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mount Pleasant
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    • Mount Pleasant lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,542 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hackensack
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    • Hackensack lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,981 people
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  • Cortlandt
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    • Cortlandt lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortlandt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ossining
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    • Ossining lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Sterlington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,551 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossining have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Sterlington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sterlington.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sterlington ...

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

Adding Sterlington to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Sterlington was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sterlington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sterlington.

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

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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sterlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Sterlington) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sterlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1454, Longitude: -74.1888       In this case, the coordinates for Sterlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

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