Introduction to Holtsville, New York
Holtsville, New York, in Suffolk county, is 10 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 49 miles E of New York, New York. The town is part of the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan statistical area. About 17,006 people live in Holtsville.
Holtsville is a census-designated hamlet located in the Town of Islip. The area was originally inhabited by the Algonquian-speaking Native Americans and was first settled in by Europeans in the late 1600s. Holtsville was named after postmaster general Joseph Holt.
Holtsville and nearby Attractions
- Empire State Carousel Museum
- Long Island Museum
- Smith Point Park Beach
- Animal Farm Petting Zoo
- Fire Island National Seashore
- Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
Things To Do In Holtsville
Holtsville offers a number of recreational facilities for both its residents and visitors. The Long Island Maritime Museum, Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum and the Long Island Museum are good places to learn more about the history of the region. The Cathedral Pines County Park, Smith Point Park Beach and Wildwood State Park are also ideal destinations for day trips with family and friends. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is also nearby.
JFK International is the nearest major airport.
Holtsville Higher Education
Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus, Dowling College and Saint Joseph's College- Suffolk Campus are some of the nearby institutes of higher education.