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Welcome to Freeport ...

The village of Freeport is located in Nassau County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Freeport has a population of 42,957 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Freeport.

Freeport is near sea level<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Freeport: 11520<4>

Websites for Freeport ...

Official Website: www.freeportny.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Freeport had an population of 42,957 people. This is an increase of 0.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Freeport had a population of 42,860 people. This makes Freeport the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Freeport represents 0.22% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 42,860 people, the population of Freeport decreased 2.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 43,783 people).

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

Communities Also Named Freeport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Freeport: This one is located in Nassau County and the other is located in Queens County.

Beyond New York, there are 25 communities that are also named Freeport - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Freeport ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Freeport
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<6>
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Freeport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Freeport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Babylon [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babylon
    • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Freeport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Valley Stream [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Stream
      • Valley Stream [Nassau County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Stream
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley Stream<6>
    • Long Beach [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
      • Long Beach [Nassau County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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>
    • Glen Cove [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Cove
      • Glen Cove [Nassau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Cove<6>
    • Lindenhurst [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindenhurst
      • Lindenhurst [Suffolk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindenhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindenhurst<6>
    • Mineola [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineola
      • Mineola [Nassau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Freeport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,546 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineola<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freeport. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Freeport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freeport ...

Looking for more information about Freeport? 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 Freeport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Freeport.

Adding Freeport to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Freeport was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1908).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freeport on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Freeport: www.freeportny.com/

The official website for Nassau County: www.nassaucountyny.gov/

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 Nassau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Freeport.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freeport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Freeport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Freeport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Freeport) 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 Freeport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FreeportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freeport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6564, Longitude: -73.5826    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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