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Welcome to West Haverstraw ...
The location of West Haverstraw has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of West Haverstraw, you might consider that their post office opened in 1893.
A typical abbreviation for West Haverstraw: W. Haverstraw
From the Census Estimates for 2019, West Haverstraw has a population of 10,219 people<3> (see below for details).
West Haverstraw is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: West Haverstraw lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Haverstraw had an population of 10,219 people. This is an increase of 0.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.74% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, West Haverstraw had a population of 10,165 people. This makes West Haverstraw the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of West Haverstraw represents 0.05% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 242nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,165 people, the population of West Haverstraw decreased 1.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,295 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Haverstraw.
Communities near West Haverstraw ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Haverstraw.
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 West Haverstraw. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Haverstraw.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Haverstraw. 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 West Haverstraw.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Haverstraw. See our Newspapers Page for West Haverstraw.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Haverstraw ...
Looking for more information about West Haverstraw? 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 West Haverstraw, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Haverstraw.
Adding West Haverstraw to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of West Haverstraw 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 West Haverstraw was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found West Haverstraw in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for West Haverstraw.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Haverstraw. 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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024