Rockland County, NY GenWeb and ALHN
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Welcome to the

Rockland County, New York


History and geography
Rockland County was formed on 23 Feb 1798 from Orange County. It is across the Hudson River from Westchester County [Westchester GenWeb] [Westchester ALHN], and is only about 25 miles northwest of New York City. It is on the New Jersey state line, next to Bergen County, NJ.

Rockland County Links
    Links to Rockland maps, directories, government agencies, genealogical and historical societies, cemeteries, ...

Rockland County Query Page
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Rockland County mailing list
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A good starting point for genealogy on the Internet is Cyndi's List at

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(mailbox image) About the coordinator: This page is maintained by Bruce A. Hamilton. Send suggestions to me at [email protected]. Both sides of my family lived in Rockland County for the past 160 years or so, but I have never lived there. I grew up mainly in Monmouth Co. New Jersey and Chester Co. Pennsylvania, and my personal experience with Rockland consists mostly of frequent visits to Pearl River, Nanuet, and Central Nyack as a child. Since 1979 I have lived in the South Bay region of Los Angeles Co. California.

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Last updatedSunday, 07-Sep-2014 16:47:56 MDT   by Bruce A. Hamilton