Introduction to New Cassel, New York
New Cassel, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles NW of Levittown, New York and 21 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau- Suffolk metro area, New Cassel is home to some 13,298 residents.
New Cassel History
New Cassel, which was also known as Gold Coin City and Stewartsville in the past, was initially settled in by Hessian Mercenaries. It is an unincorporated part of the Town of North Hempstead, which was settled in by Europeans in 1643. The area went through a period of poverty until the opening of the Long Island Rail Road, which went up to Great Neck. The launching of steamboat service in 1836 also helped propel development in the region.
New Cassel and nearby Attractions
- Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
- Hicksville Gregory Museum
- Nassau County Museum of Art
- Eisenhower Park
- Bethpage State Park
Things To Do In New Cassel
The nearby parks are equipped to support a large number of recreational activities. One can play golf at several high-class golf courses. In addition, there are picnic areas that offer standard facilities, as well as tennis courts and playing fields. The town also offers easy access to a few interesting museums in the neighborhood which shed light on topics ranging from African-American History to Aviation. There is also a museum dedicated to art.
New Cassel Transportation
Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
New Cassel Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Hofstra University, New York Institute of Technology, SUNY College, and Long Island University.