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Welcome to West Haverstraw ...

The village of West Haverstraw is located in Rockland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Haverstraw: W. Haverstraw

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Haverstraw has a population of 10,189 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of West Haverstraw.

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 10,189 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.03% 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 total 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 (which had a count of 10,295 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for West Haverstraw was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near West Haverstraw ...

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

  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of West Haverstraw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramapo
    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of West Haverstraw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 137,406 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramapo
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of West Haverstraw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
  • White Plains [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
    • White Plains [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of West Haverstraw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58,109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orangetown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangetown
      • Orangetown [Rockland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of West Haverstraw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,833 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangetown
    • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of West Haverstraw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,933 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Ossining [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ossining
      • Ossining [Westchester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of West Haverstraw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37,702 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossining
    • Yorktown [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
      • Yorktown [Westchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of West Haverstraw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,269 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown
    • Carmel [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmel
      • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of West Haverstraw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
    • Eastchester [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastchester
      • Eastchester [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of West Haverstraw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,906 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastchester

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Rockland County

About New York

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/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Haverstraw.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Haverstraw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Haverstraw) 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 West Haverstraw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West HaverstrawOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Haverstraw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2061, Longitude: -73.9886       In this case, the coordinates for West Haverstraw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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