Introduction to Bellmore, New York
Bellmore, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles S of Levittown, New York and 24 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area, Bellmore is home to some 16,441 residents.
Bellmore was originally settled in by Englishmen who visited the area by crossing the Long Island Sound from Connecticut in the mid 17th century. Christian Sorto, John Bedell and John Smith were some of the early settlers of the area. The first railroad in the area was built in 1867, and the station was named Bellmore.
Bellmore and nearby Attractions
- Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
- Hempstead Lake State Park
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Hicksville Gregory Museum
- Jones Beach State Park
- Brooklyn Children's Museum
Things To Do In Bellmore
During your stay in Bellmore, you can visit the Newbridge Road Park, Jones Beach State Park, Hempstead Lake State Park and Lido Beach Town Park. The Adventureland Amusement Park is also close to the town. You can plan a day trip to the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Brooklyn Children's Museum. The Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach is also worth visiting.
John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest international airport.
Bellmore Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are offered by SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury, Adelphi University and the SUNY College at Old Westbury.