Introduction to Lynbrook, New York
Lynbrook, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles SW of Hempstead, New York and 17 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area, Lynbrook is home to some 19,911 residents.
Lynbrook was originally known as Bloomfield. It was later renamed Pearsall's Corners after the a local General Store, which was a famous stage coach stop for those traveling from New York City to Long Island. It was incorporated as a village in 1911. The present name was derived by exchanging the two syllables in Brooklyn.
Lynbrook and nearby Attractions
- Hempstead Lake State Park
- Belmont Park race track
- Long Island Children's Museum
- Rock Hall Museum
- Children's Museum of Manhattan
- Bronx Zoo
Things To Do In Lynbrook
Lynbrook offers numerous recreational facilities. You can visit Greis Park, Eisenhower Park, Tanglewood Preserve and Valley Stream State Park. It is also close to the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Hofstra Museum, Rock Hall Museum, African American Museum and the Queens County Farm Museum. Leisure hours can also be spent at the Prospect Park Zoo, Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach or the Bronx Zoo. Golfers can enjoy their free hours at the Bay Park Golf Course.
John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.
Lynbrook Higher Education
Nassau Community College and Adelphi University are close by.