Ramapo, New York

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Ramapo, New York
U.S. Post Office in Suffern
U.S. Post Office in Suffern
Location in Rockland County and the state of New York.
Location in Rockland County and the state of New York.
Coordinates: 41°7′19″N 74°5′0″W / 41.12194°N 74.08333°W / 41.12194; -74.08333Coordinates: 41°7′19″N 74°5′0″W / 41.12194°N 74.08333°W / 41.12194; -74.08333
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyRockland
Government
 • SupervisorMichael Specht
Area
 • Total61.84 sq mi (160.16 km2)
 • Land61.14 sq mi (158.35 km2)
 • Water0.70 sq mi (1.80 km2)
Elevation
371 ft (113 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total126,595
 • Estimate 
(2017)
137,510
 • Density2,000/sq mi (790/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
10901, 10952, 10977, 10970, 10965, 10974
Area code845
FIPS code36-60510
GNIS ID0979406
Websiteramapo.org

Ramapo is a town in Rockland County, New York, United States. It was originally formed as New Hampstead, in 1791.[2] It shares its name with the Ramapo River. As of the 2010 census, Ramapo had a total population of 126,595.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 5, 2017.
  2. "Ramapo", in Peter R. Eisenstadt and Laura-Eve Moss (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of New York State. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. ISBN 9780815608080. p. 1284.