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Overview

Introduction to Terryville, New York

Terryville, New York is 13 miles NE of Brentwood, New York and 49 miles E of New York, New York. It is in Suffolk county. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metro area. The population of Terryville is 10,589.

Terryville History

Terryville, which is a part of the Town of Brookhaven, is a census-designated hamlet. The earliest known inhabitants of this region were Algonquian-speaking Native Americans who belonged to the tribes of Unkechaug and Setauket. The first European settlers came in 1655, when they purchased land from the local inhabitants and settled in the area. The primary occupations of these early English settlers were farming, fishing, and whale hunting.

Terryville and nearby Attractions

  • Long Island Museum
  • Heatherwood Golf Club
  • Percy B. Raynor Memorial Park
  • St. George Golf and Country Club
  • BNL Science Museum
  • Northport Historical Museum

Things To Do In Terryville

The Long Island Museum is spread over nine acres of land and includes displays related to art and local history. The Wildwood State Park features an undeveloped forest spread over an area of 600 acres. It offers facilities for picnicking, camping, swimming and fishing, and also has a beach, a playground and trails.

Terryville Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Terryville Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College, Saint Joseph's College and Dowling College are in the neighborhood.

People

Total Population 11,686
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 5,651
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.4%
Median Earnings25+ $46,739
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,301
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,867

Wealth

Median Family Income $107,588
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,741
Median House Value $341,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 3.9%
Irish 22.1%

Terryville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NE of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11776
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.908
Longitude -73.065

Terryville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SETAUKET STRONG
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station ISLIP LI MACARTHUR AP
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centereach 32,270 $101,134
Mount Sinai 12,620 $129,208

Terryville Public Libraries

Library
Comsewogue Public Library
170 TERRYVILLE ROAD
Terryville, New York
(631) 928-1212

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