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Welcome to Tomkins Cove ...

Tomkins Cove is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Tomkins Cove: Tomkins Cv.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Tomkins Cove for more information about variations on the name of Tomkins Cove.

Tomkins Cove is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Tomkins Cove ...

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

  • Ramapo
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    • Ramapo lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Tomkins Cove.
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Tomkins Cove.
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Tomkins Cove.
    • 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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  • White Plains
  • Orangetown
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    • Orangetown lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Tomkins Cove.
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Tomkins Cove.
    • 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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  • Cortlandt
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    • Cortlandt lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Tomkins Cove.
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Tomkins Cove.
    • 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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  • Haverstraw
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    • Haverstraw lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Tomkins Cove.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haverstraw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Yorktown
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    • Yorktown lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Tomkins Cove.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown 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 Tomkins Cove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tomkins Cove.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tomkins Cove ...

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

Adding Tomkins Cove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tomkins Cove. 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 Tomkins Cove - 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- Tomkins Cove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tomkins Cove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2570, Longitude: -73.9835       In this case, the coordinates for Tomkins Cove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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