Introduction to Nesconset, New York
Nesconset, New York, in Suffolk county, is 6 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 43 miles E of New York, New York. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area with. Nesconset contains a population of approximately 11,992.
This area was once occupied by Algonquian-speaking Native Americans. In fact, the name of the town comes from an Algonquian word meaning ’second crossing." During the 1970s, Neconset expanded by annexing a portion of Lake Ronkonkoma.
Nesconset and nearby Attractions
- Sunken Meadow State Park
- Caleb Smith Park
- New Mill Pond
- Long Island Museum
- Heatherwood Golf Club
Things To Do In Nesconset
The town of Nesconset offers plenty of opportunities for beach-related recreational activities and sports, as it is situated within minutes of the Atlantic Ocean. There are some excellent parks spread out over huge expanses of land and packed with facilities for many types of activities.
John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.
Nesconset Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, Dowling College, Saint Joseph's College and SUNY College of Technology.