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Welcome to Glen Head ...

Glen Head is located in Nassau County<1>.

Glen Head is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Glen Head ...

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

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

Communities near Glen Head ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Glen Head
    • 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<4>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Glen Head
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Glen Head
    • 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.<5> 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Glen Head
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
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    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Glen Head
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Glen Head
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Glen Head
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<4>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Glen Head
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<4>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Glen Head
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Glen Head
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Head ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Nassau County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Head - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Glen Head) 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 Glen Head. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen HeadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Head. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8349, Longitude: -73.6244    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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