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Welcome to Plainview ...

Plainview is located in Nassau County<1>.

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

Plainview was established in 1648.

Plainview is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Plainview ...

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

Beyond New York, there are 47 communities that are also named Plainview - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (4), California, Colorado, Georgia (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (3), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (8) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Plainview ...

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

  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Plainview
    • 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
  • Islip [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Islip
    • Islip [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Plainview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Islip have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Islip
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Plainview
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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    • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Plainview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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      • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Plainview
      • 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
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Plainview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
    • Smithtown [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithtown
      • Smithtown [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Plainview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115,844 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
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Plainview
      • 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<5>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Plainview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • Hempstead [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
      • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Plainview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,749 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hempstead<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 Plainview. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plainview.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plainview ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plainview. 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 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plainview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Plainview) 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 Plainview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PlainviewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plainview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7765, Longitude: -73.4673       In this case, the coordinates for Plainview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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