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Welcome to Deer Park ...

Deer Park is located in Suffolk County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Deer Park, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

Deer Park is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Deer Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 31 communities that are also named Deer Park - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (6), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Deer Park.

Communities near Deer Park ...

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

  • Hempstead
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Freeport
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Glen Cove
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Lindenhurst
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Rockville Centre
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Garden City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
    • Garden City is located in Nassau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,224 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City <4>
  • Mineola
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Lynbrook
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Massapequa Park
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massapequa Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massapequa Park
    • Massapequa Park is located in Nassau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,034 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massapequa Park <4>
  • Floral Park
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)

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 Deer Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Deer Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Deer Park. 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 Deer Park.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deer Park ...

Looking for more information about Deer Park? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Deer Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Deer Park.

Adding Deer Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Deer Park in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Deer Park was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Deer Park post office opened in 1851.

We also found Deer Park in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Deer Park.

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

The official website for Suffolk County:

The official website for State of New York:

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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Deer Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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