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Welcome to Woodbury ...

Woodbury is located in Nassau County<1>.

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

Woodbury is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Woodbury ...

While we believe that this Woodbury is located in Nassau County, we know of another 2 New York communities named Woodbury. Those communities are located in the following counties: Orange and Queens County.

Beyond New York, there are 23 communities that are also named Woodbury - they are located in Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (3), New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Vermont.

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

Communities near Woodbury ...

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

  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Islip [Suffolk County]
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    • Islip [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Woodbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Islip have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Islip
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
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    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Woodbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Woodbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Woodbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Woodbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Woodbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Smithtown [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithtown
      • Smithtown [Suffolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Woodbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115,844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithtown
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Woodbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodbury ...

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

Adding Woodbury to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Woodbury 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 Woodbury was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1908).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Nassau County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodbury. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Nassau County: www.nassaucountyny.gov/

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 Nassau, 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 Woodbury - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodbury) 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 Woodbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WoodburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8257, Longitude: -73.4676       In this case, the coordinates for Woodbury 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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