Introduction to South Farmingdale, New York
South Farmingdale, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles E of Levittown, New York and 28 miles E of New York, New York. The town is included in the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 15,061 people lived in South Farmingdale.
South Farmingdale History
South Farmingdale is a census-designated hamlet in Nassau County, which was founded in 1899. The community is located in the Town of Oyster Bay and was originally a part of the colony of New Amsterdam. Oyster Bay gained the status of a town in 1667 and was merged with New York City in 1898.
South Farmingdale and nearby Attractions
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Jones Beach State Park
- Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
- Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Brooklyn Children's Museum
Things To Do In South Farmingdale
South Farmingdale offers facilities for a large number of recreational activities. You can visit the Adventureland Amusement Park, which is only a few minutes away and is a popular local tourist spot. The Amityville Historical Society- Lauder Museum, Old Bethpage Village Restoration, American Airpower Museum and the Hicksville Gregory Museum are also within close proximity. In addition, you can pay a visit to the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Golfers can spend their leisure hours at the Cantiague Park Golf Course.
South Farmingdale Transportation
Republic Airport is nearby.
South Farmingdale 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.