Introduction to North Bellmore, New York
North Bellmore, New York, in Nassau county, is 2 miles SW of Levittown, New York and 23 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area, North Bellmore is home to some 20,079 residents.
North Bellmore History
North Bellmore was originally settled in by Englishmen in the mid-17th century. Christian Sorto purchased the area in 1655. In its early years, the area was known as Smithville. The first railroad entered the town around 1867 and the station was named Bellmore. Since the community grew towards the railroad, it was also named after the station. North Bellmore is a census designated place in Nassau County, New York.
North Bellmore and nearby Attractions
- Jones Beach State Park
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Hicksville Gregory Museum
- Eisenhower Park
- Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
- Brooklyn Children's Museum
Things To Do In North Bellmore
North Bellmore offers several recreational facilities. You can visit the Adventureland Amusement Park, Jones Beach State Park, Cantiague Park, Hempstead Lake State Park and Bethpage State Park are also worth taking a look around. You can also visit the Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach, Bronx Zoo, Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary, American Airpower Museum, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island and the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve.
North Bellmore Transportation
Republic Airport is the nearest airport.
North Bellmore Higher Education
SUNY College at Old Westbury, Hofstra University and New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury are nearby.