Introduction to Massapequa Park, New York
Massapequa Park, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles SE of Levittown, New York and 27 miles E of New York, New York. The village is located in the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. Massapequa Park has a population of 17,499.
Massapequa Park History
The village of Massapequa Park was initially inhabited by Massapequa Indians. The village was first settled in by Europeans in the 19th Century. At that time, it was known as Wurtenberg or Stadtwurtemburg. It was incorporated as a village in 1931.
Massapequa Park and nearby Attractions
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Jones Beach State Park
- American Airpower Museum
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
- Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Things To Do In Massapequa Park
There are a number of parks and playgrounds in the village of Massapequa Park, including the Massapequa State Park, John J Burns Park, Brady Park and Marjorie R. Post Community Park. The Amityville Historical Society- Lauder Museum, the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve and the Old Bethpage Village Restoration are also worth visiting. Leisure hours can be spent at the Jones Beach State Park or the Adventureland Amusement Park.
Massapequa Park Transportation
JFK International is the nearest major airport.
Massapequa Park Higher Education
SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, New York Institute of Technology-Old Westbury and Hofstra University are near the village.