Introduction to Lindenhurst, New York
Lindenhurst, New York, in Suffolk county, is 7 miles E of Levittown, New York and 32 miles E of New York, New York. The village is conveniently located inside the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. There are an estimated 27,819 people in Lindenhurst.
The earliest European settlers in this area were from Germany. They named it Breslau, after their native city of Breslau in Silesia. The town was established in 1873, and adopted its present name of Lindenhurst in 1891. The name was derived from the Linden trees that grew in the area. This area was also famous for the presence of Nazi sympathizers during the 1930s.
Lindenhurst and nearby Attractions
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Colonial Springs Golf Club
- Captree State Park
- Amityville Historical Society - Lauder Museum
- American Airpower Museum
- Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Things To Do In Lindenhurst
Lindenhurst is situated at an excellent location- the Atlantic Ocean is nearby and its golden sandy beaches await residents and visitors. Beach volleyball and other popular beach-related activities are common. There are some excellent and well facilitated parks and golf courses in the neighborhood as well.
John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Lindenhurst Higher Education
SUNY College of Technology, Suffolk County Community College and Hofstra University are the nearby centers of higher education.