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Welcome to Thiells ...

Thiells is located in Rockland County<1>.

Thiells is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Thiells: 10984<3>

Communities near Thiells ...

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

  • Ramapo (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramapo
    • Ramapo lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Thiells 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 Thiells 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 (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkstown
    • Clarkstown lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Thiells 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 (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
    • White Plains lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Thiells 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 (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangetown
    • Orangetown lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Thiells 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.
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  • Mount Pleasant (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Mount Pleasant lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Thiells 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 (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cortlandt
    • Cortlandt lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Thiells 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 (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ossining
    • Ossining lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Thiells 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
  • Yorktown (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
    • Yorktown lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Thiells 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
  • Carmel (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmel
    • Carmel lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Thiells and is located in Putnam County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,339 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thiells ...

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

Adding Thiells to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Thiells

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About Rockland County

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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 Thiells - 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 Thiells). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thiells 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thiells) 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 Thiells. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ThiellsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thiells. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2112, Longitude: -74.0177    
<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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