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Welcome to Oyster Bay ...

Oyster Bay is located in Nassau County<1>.

Oyster Bay is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Oyster Bay: 11771<3>

Communities Also Named Oyster Bay ...

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

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

Communities near Oyster Bay ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Oyster Bay
    • 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<5>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Oyster Bay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Oyster Bay
    • 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.<6> 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Oyster Bay
    • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Oyster Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Oyster Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Oyster Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<5>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Oyster Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Oyster Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Smithtown [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithtown
      • Smithtown [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Oyster Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115,844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithtown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithtown

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oyster Bay. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oyster Bay.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oyster Bay ...

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

Adding Oyster Bay to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oyster Bay 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 Oyster Bay. 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 Oyster Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Oyster Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oyster Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oyster Bay) 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 Oyster Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oyster BayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oyster Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8657, Longitude: -73.5322    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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