Introduction to East Massapequa, New York
East Massapequa, New York, in Nassau county, is 5 miles SE of Levittown, New York and 28 miles E of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. East Massapequa has a population of 19,565.
East Massapequa History
East Massapequa is a part of the Town of Oyster Bay, which originally belonged to the New Amsterdam colony. It was officially declared a town by the English after they captured the area from the Dutch. Oyster Bay continued to be a part of Queens County until 1898, when its western portion was merged with New York City.
East Massapequa and nearby Attractions
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Bethpage State Park Golf Course
- American Airpower Museum
- Amityville Historical Society - Lauder Museum
- Peninsula Golf Club
- Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
Things To Do In East Massapequa
The waterfront is the most popular area in Eaast Massapequa and has provisions for a wide range of water and beach activities. The hamlet also has several parks and a few golf courses.
East Massapequa Transportation
John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest major airport.
East Massapequa Higher Education
Facilities for higher education can be found at SUNY College of Technology, Hofstra University and the New York Institute of Technology.