Introduction to North New Hyde Park, New York
North New Hyde Park, New York is 4 miles NW of Hempstead, New York and 15 miles E of New York, New York. It is in Nassau county. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metro area. The population of North New Hyde Park is 14,542.
North New Hyde Park History
North New Hyde Park is a census-designated place in the Town of North Hempstead, which was first settled in by Europeans in 1643. North Hempstead was separated from the Town of Hempstead in 1784. The town includes around 30 incorporated villages and more than 15 unincorporated hamlets. The area now known as North New Hyde Park was first served by the Long Island Railroad in the 1830s.
North New Hyde Park and nearby Attractions
- Queens County Farm Museum
- Long Island Children's Museum
- Belmont Park race track
- Queens Botanical Garden
- Valley Stream State Park
- Hempstead Lake State Park
Things To Do In North New Hyde Park
While staying in North New Hyde Park, you can enjoy skiing at Blue Mountain. The Eisenhower Park and Hempstead Harbor Park are also close by. You can also visit the Nassau County Museum of Art, the Science Museum of Long Island, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Cradle of Aviation Museum and the African American Museum. Family day trips can be enjoyed at the Bronx Zoo and Central Park Zoo.
North New Hyde Park Transportation
International flights are available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
North New Hyde Park Higher Education
Nassau Community College, CUNY Queensborough Community College and Adelphi University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.