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The Town of Ramapo is located in Rockland County, NY, 28 miles northwest of New York City at latitude 41.137N and -74.107W.  The Town of Ramapo was established in 1791.  As of the 2010 census, the total population was 126,595.

The name Ramapo is derived from an Algonquin word that meant 'round pond' or 'sweet water.'  Ramapo developed on the early stage coach route between New York City and Albany, which passed through the Ramapo pass.

In 2012, CNNMoney named Ramapo the 58th best small city to live in America. 


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