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(Rockland County)

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Welcome to Stony Point ...

Stony Point is located in Rockland County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Stony Point: Stony Pt.

Stony Point is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Stony Point lies within the (845) area code.

The ZIP code for Stony Point: 10980<3>

Communities Also Named Stony Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Stony Point: This one is located in Rockland County and the other is located in Rensselaer County.

Beyond New York, there are 28 communities that are also named Stony Point - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (3), Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee (3) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Stony Point ...

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

  • Ramapo (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramapo
    • Ramapo lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Stony Point and is located in Rockland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 138,356 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramapo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramapo
  • Greenburgh (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
    • Greenburgh lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Stony Point and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
  • Clarkstown (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkstown
    • Clarkstown lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Stony Point and is located in Rockland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86,000 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
  • White Plains (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
    • White Plains lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Stony Point and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,286 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<6>
  • Orangetown (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangetown
    • Orangetown lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Stony Point and is located in Rockland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,631 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orangetown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangetown
  • Mount Pleasant (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Stony Point and is located in Westchester County
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
  • Cortlandt (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cortlandt
    • Cortlandt lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Stony Point and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortlandt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cortlandt
  • Ossining (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ossining
    • Ossining lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Stony Point and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,551 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossining have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossining
  • Haverstraw (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haverstraw
    • Haverstraw lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Stony Point and is located in Rockland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haverstraw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haverstraw
  • Yorktown (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
    • Yorktown lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Stony Point and is located in Westchester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stony Point ...

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

Adding Stony Point to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Stony Point

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stony Point. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Stony Point - 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 Stony Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stony Point 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stony Point) 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 Stony Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stony PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stony Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2293, Longitude: -73.9870    
<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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