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New Rochelle
Westchester County, New York

10801, 10804, 10805

"the Queen City of the Sound."

Page Contents for New Rochelle, New York

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of New Rochelle is approximately 67,265 (1990), 77062 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,398 (1990), 27953 (2010).
The amount of land area in New Rochelle is 26.806 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in New Rochelle is 10.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 7.492 sq kilometers.
The distance from New Rochelle to Washington DC is 225 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 120 miles. (as the crow flies)
New Rochelle is positioned 40.92 degrees north of the equator and 73.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on the north shore of Long Island Sound about 16 miles from New York City.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for New Rochelle.

George M. Cohan immortalized New Rochelle as being "forty-five minutes from Broadway" in his musical of the same name. It is actually about 16 miles from New York. It is among the top ten in size among New York State's cities. New Rochelle was founded in 1688 by the French Huguenots who named the town after their last stronghold in France, La Rochelle.
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9.3 miles of shoreline!

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New Rochelle City Government

City of New Rochelle
City Hall
515 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801-3418
Main Phone Number: 914-654-2000
City Clerk: 914-654-2163

New Rochelle Police Department
475 North Avenue
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Phone: 914-654-2300

New Rochelle Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
459 Main St
New Rochelle, NY 10801-7214
Phone: 914-632-5700
Fax: 914-632-0708

New Rochelle Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
459 Main St
New Rochelle, NY 10801-7214
Phone: 914-632-5700
Fax: 914-632-0708

New Rochelle Libraries

New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Phone: 212-632-7878
Hours: M-F 9-5 Sat 10-5
librarian: Billie Tucker (as of 9/2003)
The New Rochelle Public Library was founded to ensure that opportunity to every man woman and child in our diverse community. We maintain the high quality of library services that New Rochelle must have to remain a vibrant, stimulating and attractive asset for students, homeowners, educators, and businesses.
General information about the library and its collections and services can be seen at

Gill Library
29 Castle Pl
New Rochelle, NY 10805-2338
Phone: 914-632-5300

Helen T Arrigoni Library
Technology Ctr
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: 914-633-2608

Ryan Library
715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801-1830
Phone: 914-633-2350

New Rochelle Schools

Here is an education page for New Rochelle.

City School District of New Rochelle


Iona College
715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801-1830
Phone: 914-633-2000
Toll-free: 800 231 IONA
a college in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education.

College Of New Rochelle
29 Castle Pl
New Rochelle, NY 10805-2338
Phone: 914-654-5000
Email Founded in 1904 as a liberal arts college for women, the College added the Graduate School in 1969, the School of New Resources (for adult learners) in 1972, and the School of Nursing in 1976. Today, the School of Arts and Sciences continues the tradition of enrolling only women, while the other three schools admit both women and men.

Nazareth College Of Rochester
116 Norman Rd
New Rochelle, NY 10804-3110
Phone: 914-654-9169

St Nersess Armenian Seminary
150 Stratton Rd
New Rochelle, NY 10804-1418
Phone: 914-636-2003

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