Introduction to Coram, New York
Coram, New York is 14 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 52 miles E of New York, New York. It is in Suffolk county. The town is part of the Nassau - Suffolk metro area. The population of Coram is 34,923.
Coram was once known as Wincoram and was inhabited by Native American tribes. The present name of the community was derived from an Indian term meaning "a passage between hills." The settlement began to grow between 1728 and 1739 and was designated as a village of the Town of Brookhaven in December of 1749. The Town of Brookhaven was incorporated in 1686.
Coram and nearby Attractions
- BNL Science Museum
- Smith Point Park Beach
- Fire Island National Seashore
- Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
- Robert Moses State Park
- Pardee Rose Garden
Things To Do In Coram
While staying in Coram, you can visit the Smith Point Park Beach, Fire Island National Seashore, Robert Moses State Park, Wildwood State Park, Country Fair Entertainment Park and the Belmont Lake State Park. You can also visit the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, the Animal Farm Petting Zoo at Manorville and the Wildlife and Ecology Center at Holtsville.
Air transportation is available from Long Island Mac Arthur Airport.
Coram Higher Education
Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus and Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk Campus are the nearby institutes of higher learning.