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Welcome to Yorktown ...

The Town of Yorktown is located in Westchester County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Yorktown has a population of 36,269 people<3> (see below for details).

Yorktown is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yorktown had an population of 36,269 people. This is an increase of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Yorktown had a population of 36,081 people. This makes Yorktown the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Yorktown represents 0.19% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,081 people, the population of Yorktown has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 36,318 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Yorktown.

Communities near Yorktown ...

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

  • Ramapo [Rockland County]
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    • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Yorktown
    • 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
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Yorktown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 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
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Yorktown
    • 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
  • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
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    • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Yorktown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Yorktown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
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      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Yorktown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • White Plains [Westchester County]
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      • White Plains [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Yorktown
      • 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>
    • Orangetown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangetown
      • Orangetown [Rockland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Yorktown
      • 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
    • Rye [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rye
      • Rye [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Yorktown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rye have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rye
    • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Westchester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Yorktown
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yorktown ...

Looking for more information about Yorktown? 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 Yorktown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Yorktown.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/

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 Westchester, 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 Yorktown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yorktown - 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 from Point A (ie- Yorktown) 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 Yorktown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yorktown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yorktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2695, Longitude: -73.8065       In this case, the coordinates for Yorktown 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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