Introduction to Farmingville, New York
Farmingville, New York, in Suffolk county, is 11 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 50 miles E of New York, New York. The town is included in the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 16,458 people lived in Farmingville.
Farmingville is a census-designated place and hamlet in the Town of Brookhaven. The area was originally settled in by the Algonquian-speaking Native Americans. Early English settlement began in the mid 1600s. Farmingville grabbed national attention because of its anti-immigration sentiments. A number of members of the community have protested the lack of immigration-law enforcement policies in the hamlet.
Farmingville and nearby Attractions
- Country Fair Entertainment Park
- Long Island Museum
- Smith Point Park Beach
- Fire Island National Seashore
- Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
- Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Things To Do In Farmingville
While staying in Farmingville, you can visit the American Airpower Museum, Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery, Atlantis Marine World and the Old Westbury Gardens. The Adventureland Amusement Park is also worth visiting. You can plan a family daytrip to the Long Island Children's Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum or the Splish Splash WaterPark as well. Cathedral Pines County Park and the Wildlife and Ecology Center at Holtsville are also nearby.
Long Island Mac Arthur Airport is nearby.
Farmingville Higher Education
Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus and Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk Campus are very close to Farmingville.