Introduction to North Massapequa, New York
North Massapequa, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles SE of Levittown, New York and 27 miles E of New York, New York. The town is located in the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan area. North Massapequa has a population of 19,152.
North Massapequa History
North Massapequa is a census designated hamlet located in the Town of Oyster Bay, which was originally a part of the colony of New Amsterdam. Oyster Bay became a town around 1667 and then a part of New York City in 1898. The town includes around 18 incorporated villages and more than 16 unincorporated hamlets. Some of the notable residents of North Massapequa are Steve Guttenberg, the American actor and comedian; and Marilyn Singer, the award winning children's author.
North Massapequa and nearby Attractions
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Jones Beach State Park
- Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
- Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
- Brooklyn Children's Museum
- Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Things To Do In North Massapequa
In North Massapequa, you can visit the Massapequa Preserve. The Adventureland Amusement Park is very close to the hamlet as well. You can also visit the Belmont Lake State Park, Eisenhower Park and Bethpage State Park. The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Amityville Historical Society- Lauder Museum, Hicksville Gregory Museum and the American Airpower Museum are also nearby tourist attractions.
North Massapequa Transportation
Republic Airport is nearby.
North Massapequa Higher Education
Facilities for higher studies are provided by Hofstra University, Nassau Community College, Long Island University- C. W. Post Campus and the SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale.