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Welcome to Islip ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Islip has a population of 329,610 people<3> (see below for details).

Islip is near sea level<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Islip had an population of 329,610 people. This is a decrease of 1.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Islip had a population of 335,543 people (which is 22.47% of the total population of Suffolk County). This makes Islip the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Islip represents 1.73% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 335,543 people, the population of Islip increased 4.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 322,612 people).

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

Communities near Islip ...

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

  • Brookhaven [Suffolk County]
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    • Brookhaven [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Islip
    • Estimated population in 2019: 480,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
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    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Islip
    • 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
  • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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    • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Islip
    • Estimated population in 2019: 210,141 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
  • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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    • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Islip
    • 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]
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      • Smithtown [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Islip
      • 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
    • Lindenhurst [Suffolk County]
    • Massapequa Park [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massapequa Park
      • Massapequa Park [Nassau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Islip
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,143 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Massapequa Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massapequa Park<6>
    • Mastic Beach [Suffolk County]
    • Patchogue [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patchogue
      • Patchogue [Suffolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Islip
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patchogue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patchogue
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patchogue<6>
    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babylon
      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Islip
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Babylon<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 Islip. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Islip.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Islip ...

Looking for more information about Islip? 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 Islip, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Islip.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Islip. 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 Islip.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Islip - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Islip) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Islip. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7179, Longitude: -73.1932       In this case, the coordinates for Islip 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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