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Welcome to Babylon ...

The Town of Babylon is located in Suffolk County<1>.

The location of Babylon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Babylon has a population of 210,141 people<3> (see below for details).

Babylon is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Babylon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Babylon had an population of 210,141 people. This is a decrease of 1.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Babylon had a population of 213,603 people (or 14.3% of the total population of Suffolk County). This makes Babylon the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Babylon represents 1.1% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 213,603 people, the population of Babylon has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 211,792 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Babylon.

Communities near Babylon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Babylon.

  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Babylon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 766,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Islip [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Islip
    • Islip [Suffolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Babylon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 329,610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Islip have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Islip
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Babylon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 298,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • Huntington [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Babylon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smithtown [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithtown
      • Smithtown [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Babylon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116,022 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithtown
    • Hempstead [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
      • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Babylon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,113 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hempstead<6>
    • Freeport [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
      • Freeport [Nassau County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Babylon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 42,956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport<6>
    • Valley Stream [Nassau County]
    • Long Beach [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
      • Long Beach [Nassau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Babylon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33,454 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<6>
    • Rockville Centre [Nassau County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Babylon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Babylon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Babylon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Babylon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Babylon. See our Newspapers Page for Babylon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Babylon ...

Looking for more information about Babylon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Babylon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Babylon.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Babylon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Suffolk County: www.co.suffolk.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Suffolk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Babylon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Babylon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Babylon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Babylon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Babylon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Babylon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6470, Longitude: -73.3518       In this case, the coordinates for Babylon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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