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Welcome to Point Lookout ...

Point Lookout is located in Nassau County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Point Lookout: Pt. Lookout

Point Lookout is near sea level<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Point Lookout ...

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

Beyond New York, there are 8 communities that are also named Point Lookout - they are located in Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Point Lookout ...

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

  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Point Lookout
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Point Lookout
    • 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
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Point Lookout
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babylon
    • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Point Lookout
    • 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) ...
    • Hempstead [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
      • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Point Lookout
      • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Point Lookout
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Point Lookout
      • 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>
    • Long Beach [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
      • Long Beach [Nassau County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Point Lookout
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<5>
    • Glen Cove [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Cove
      • Glen Cove [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Point Lookout
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Cove<5>
    • Lindenhurst [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindenhurst
      • Lindenhurst [Suffolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Point Lookout
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindenhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindenhurst<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 Point Lookout. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Point Lookout.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point Lookout ...

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

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About Nassau County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point Lookout. 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 Point Lookout - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Point Lookout) 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 Point Lookout. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point LookoutOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Lookout. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5923, Longitude: -73.5807       In this case, the coordinates for Point Lookout 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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