Introduction to East Hills, New York
East Hills History
East Hills is located in Nassau County on the northern shore of Long Island. The earliest settlements started in this area around 1643. It was incorporated as a village in 1931 and named because it is located in a hilly area around the eastern part of Roslyn. Nassau County has the highest per capita wealth of any county in the U.S.A.
East Hills and nearby Attractions
- African American Museum
- Bartow-Pell Mansion
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Central Park Zoo
- New York Aquarium
Things To Do In East Hills
Local museums include the Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the Long Island Children's Museum and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Belmont Lake State Park, Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Blauvelt State Park offer opportunities for camping and picnicking. The Central Park Zoo and the New York Aquarium are accessible from East Hills as well.
East Hills Transportation
Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
East Hills Higher Education
Colleges and universities located nearby include Long Island University, Hofstra University, the New York Institute of Technology and SUNY College At Old Westbury.