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Welcome to Massapequa ...

Massapequa is located in Nassau County<1>.

Massapequa is near sea level<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Massapequa ...

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

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

Communities near Massapequa ...

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

  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Massapequa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Islip [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Islip
    • Islip [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Massapequa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Islip have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Islip
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Massapequa
    • 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.<4> 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Massapequa
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babylon
      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Massapequa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Massapequa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Smithtown [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithtown
      • Smithtown [Suffolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Massapequa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115,844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithtown
    • Hempstead [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
      • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Massapequa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,749 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hempstead<5>
    • Freeport [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
      • Freeport [Nassau County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Massapequa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport<5>
    • Valley Stream [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Stream
      • Valley Stream [Nassau County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Massapequa
      • 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<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Massapequa ...

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

Adding Massapequa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Massapequa 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 Massapequa was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1908).

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

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About Nassau County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Massapequa. 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 Massapequa - 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 from Point A (ie- Massapequa) 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 Massapequa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MassapequaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Massapequa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6808, Longitude: -73.4744    
<4>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.
<5>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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