Introduction to North Babylon, New York
North Babylon, New York, in Suffolk county, is 6 miles SW of Brentwood, New York and 34 miles E of New York, New York. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan statistical area. About 17,877 people live in North Babylon.
North Babylon History
North Babylon is a census-designated hamlet in the Town of Babylon. The region was called Huntington South in its early years. An early settler, Nathaniel Conklin, who moved with his family to this region in 1803, named it "New Babylon" after the historical town of Babylon.
North Babylon and nearby Attractions
- American Airpower Museum
- Lauder Museum
- Captree State Park
- Robert Moses State Park
- Bergen Point Golf Club
- Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Things To Do In North Babylon
The area has several beaches nearby which are popular tourist spots. Beach sports are quite popular. There are many islands in the vicinity where people can experience the exquisite beauty of nature. The local parks, golf clubs and museums provide standard facilities for recreation.
North Babylon Transportation
John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.
North Babylon Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Suffolk County Community College, SUNY College of Technology, Dowling College and Hofstra University.