Introduction to West Sayville, New York
West Sayville History
Suffolk County was established in 1683 and named after Suffolk County, England. Adrian Block, a Dutchman, was the first European explorer to arrive in this region. In 1639, Lion Gardiner became the first permanent European settler in the region.
West Sayville and nearby Attractions
- American Airpower Museum
- Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park
- Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Blue Mountain
- Bartlett Arboretum
Things To Do In West Sayville
Local museums include the American Airpower Museum, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and the BNL Science Museum. Caumsett State Historic Park, Marshall Field III estate, Eagles Nest and the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park are some of the nearby historical sites, while Belmont Lake State Park, Bethpage State Park and Fire Island National Seashore provide various recreational opportunities. The Atlantis Marine World Aquarium, Beardsley Zoological Gardens and the Bartlett Arboretum are al accessible from West Sayville as well.
West Sayville Transportation
Flights are available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
West Sayville Higher Education
The New York Institute of Technology-Central Islip, SUNY Farmingdale and the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception are some of the colleges and universities located nearby.