Introduction to Miller Place, New York
Miller Place, New York, in Suffolk county, is 18 miles SE of Bridgeport, Connecticut and 53 miles E of New York, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. There are an estimated 10,580 people in Miller Place.
Miller Place History
Miller Place has been inhabited for over five hundred years. Though there are no historical records about the original settlers in the area, it is said that the Miller Family purchased land in this area during late 1670s and was influential in its development. Through most of its history, Miller Place was an agricultural society, but it has evolved into a densely populated suburban area in recent decades.
Miller Place and nearby Attractions
- BNL Science Museum
- Mt. Sinai Harbor
- Port Jefferson
- Harbor Hills
- Rocky Point
- Pine Ridge Golf Club
Things To Do In Miller Place
The main business district of Miller Place has a variety of retail outlets, including a Starbucks Café, Ruby Tuesday, Applebees, Subway, Gamestop and Stop and Shop, among others. A beach is nearby and provides wonderful recreational opportunities.
Miller Place Transportation
John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.
Miller Place Higher Education
Facilities for higher education can be found at Suffolk County Community College, Saint Joseph's College and Dowling College.