Introduction to Wheatley Heights, New York
Wheatley Heights History
Wheatley Heights, which was originally a part of the Town of Wyandanch, was named after a 1913 housing development company. It is located in Suffolk County, which was one of twelve original counties in New York. The county, organized in 1683, was named after the county of Suffolk in England.
Wheatley Heights and Nearby Attractions
- American Air Power Museum
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
- Old Bethpage Village Restoration
- Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park
- Old Westbury Gardens
Things To Do In Wheatley Heights
A variety of recreational opportunities are available at the Bethpage State Park, and Belmont Lake State Park. Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium is also a popular destination. Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historical Park, Putnam Cottage, and Sagamore Hill National Historical Site are places of historical importance located near the town of Wheatley Heights. Opportunities to play golf are available at the Hollow Hills Golf Course and Colonial Springs Golf Course.
Wheatley Heights Transportation
John F Kennedy International Airport is the closest major airport.
Wheatley Heights Higher Education
Nearby colleges include the SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, Hofstra University, and Suffolk County Community College - Western Campus.