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Welcome to Great Neck ...

The coastal village of Great Neck is located in Nassau County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Great Neck has a population of 10,209 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Great Neck is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Great Neck ...

Official Website: www.greatneckvillage.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Great Neck had an population of 10,209 people. This is an increase of 2.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Great Neck had a population of 9,989 people. This makes Great Neck the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Great Neck represents 0.05% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 245th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,989 people, the population of Great Neck increased 4.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,538 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Great Neck.

Communities Also Named Great Neck ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Great Neck - they are located in Massachusetts (2) and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Great Neck ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [New York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Great Neck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Great Neck
    • 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>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Great Neck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 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
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
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    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Great Neck
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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      • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Great Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Great Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 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
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Great Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Great Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Great Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Union City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Great Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Great Neck. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Great Neck.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Great Neck ...

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

Adding Great Neck to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Great Neck 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 Great Neck was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Great Neck on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Great Neck: www.greatneckvillage.org/

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 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 Great Neck.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Great Neck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Great Neck) 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 Great Neck. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Great NeckOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Great Neck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8029, Longitude: -73.7332       In this case, the coordinates for Great Neck 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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