Introduction to North Valley Stream, New York
North Valley Stream, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles W of Hempstead, New York and 15 miles E of New York, New York. The town is in the Nassau- Suffolk area. There are 15,789 residents in North Valley Stream.
North Valley Stream History
The area now known as North Valley Stream was first settled in by Europeans in the 1640s. Prior to that, it was inhabited by Rockaway Indians. North Valley Stream was originally a woodland area. It is currently a census designated place in the Town of Hempstead and is a section of the Village of Valley Stream. The South Side Railroad first entered the area in the late 1860s.
North Valley Stream and nearby Attractions
- Valley Stream State Park
- Long Island Children's Museum
- Queens Botanical Garden
- Rock Hall Museum
- Hempstead Lake State Park
- Belmont Park race track
Things To Do In North Valley Stream
While staying in North Valley Stream, you can spend your leisure hours at the Elmont Road Park and Valley Stream State Park. You can also plan a family day trip to the Prospect Park Zoo, Bronx Zoo or the Central Park Zoo. The Queens County Farm Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Hofstra Museum and the African American Museum are also worth visiting. The Lasker Skating Rink and Pool offers excellent opportunities for the enjoyment of a variety of physical activities.
North Valley Stream Transportation
John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.
North Valley Stream Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are offered by CUNY Queensborough Community College, Adelphi University, CUNY Queens College, New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury, Nassau Community College, Hofstra University and St John's University- New York.