Introduction to Centereach, New York
Centereach, New York, in Suffolk county, is 9 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 46 miles E of New York, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. There are an estimated 27,285 people in Centereach.
Centereach was known as New Village until the early years of the 20th century. The town adopted its present name in 1915, when it was discovered that another town in Upstate New York was named New Village. The new name was a reference to the area’s location at the center of Long Island.
Centereach and nearby Attractions
- Lake Ronkonkoma
- St. George Golf and Country Club
- Rocky Point State Natural Resource Management Area
- Setauket Harbor
- Pine Ridge Golf Club
- Long Island Museum
Things To Do In Centereach
There are plenty of recreational opportunities in Centereach. The town's parks are equipped for various sports and games and also have facilities for picnics. There are many miles of walking and hiking trails, providing scenic views along the way.
John F. Kennedy International Airport provides air transportation to the people of Long Island.
Centereach Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, Saint Joseph's College, Hofstra University and Dowling College.