Introduction to Seaford, New York
Seaford, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles S of Levittown, New York and 26 miles E of New York, New York. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan statistical area. About 15,791 people live in Seaford.
The development of the present day town of Seaford was initiated by Captain John Seaman, a native of the village of Seaford, England. The town was initially known as Jerusalem South, and adopted its current name in 1868. At one point in time, the town was also referred to as Seaman's Neck. During the late 1800s, Seaford became a popular summer retreat for residents of New York City.
SeafordSeaford and nearby Attractions
- Cedar Creek Park
- Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Jones Beach State Park
- Hicksville Gregory Museum
- Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
Things To Do In Seaford
Seaford has a number of parks and playgrounds. You can take advantage of the recreational facilities offered by the Washington Avenue Park, Cedar Creek Park, Tackapausha Preserve, Seamans Neck Park and Jones Beach State Park. The Adventureland Amusement Park is another popular tourist haunt near Seaford. You can also visit the Brooklyn Children's Museum, American Airpower Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum and the Hofstra Museum from Seaford.
Republic Airport is nearby.
Seaford Higher Education
SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury and Hofstra University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.