Nassau County, New York

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Nassau County ( or ) is a county in the U.S. state of New York.wikipedia
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Mineola, New York

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The county seat is Mineola and the largest town is Hempstead.
Mineola is a village in Nassau County, Long Island, New York, United States.

Long Island

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Nassau County is situated in western Long Island, bordering New York City's borough of Queens to the west, and Suffolk County to the east. The name of the county comes from an old name for Long Island, which was at one time named Nassau, after the Dutch Prince William of Nassau, a member of the House of Nassau, itself named for the German town of Nassau.
Kings and Queens Counties (the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, respectively) and Nassau County share the western third of the island, while Suffolk County occupies the eastern two-thirds.

Queens

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Nassau County is situated in western Long Island, bordering New York City's borough of Queens to the west, and Suffolk County to the east.
To its east is Nassau County.

Nassau County Police Department

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Nassau County has a designated police department, fire commission, and elected executive and legislative bodies.
The Nassau County Police Department is the law enforcement agency of Nassau County, New York.

Boroughs of New York City

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Nassau County is situated in western Long Island, bordering New York City's borough of Queens to the west, and Suffolk County to the east.
In 1899, this eastern territory was split off to form Nassau County, thereafter making the borough and county of Queens coterminous.

Hempstead, New York

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The county seat is Mineola and the largest town is Hempstead.
The Town of Hempstead is one of the three towns in Nassau County, New York, United States, occupying the southwestern part of the county, in the western half of Long Island.

Suffolk County, New York

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Nassau County is situated in western Long Island, bordering New York City's borough of Queens to the west, and Suffolk County to the east.
Its boundaries were essentially the same as at present, with only minor changes in the boundary with its western neighbor, which was originally Queens County but has been Nassau County since the separation of Nassau from Queens in 1899.

New York metropolitan area

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It is the most densely populated and second-most populous county in New York state outside of New York City, with which it maintains extensive rail and highway connectivity, and is considered one of the central counties within the New York metropolitan area.
Stretching east-northeast from New York Harbor into the Atlantic Ocean, the island comprises four counties: Kings and Queens (these form the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, respectively) to the west; then Nassau and Suffolk to the east.

North Hempstead, New York

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In 1784, following the American Revolutionary War, the Town of Hempstead was split in two, when Patriots in the northern part formed the new Town of North Hempstead, leaving Loyalist majorities in the Town of Hempstead.
The Town of North Hempstead is one of three towns in Nassau County, New York, USA.

Oyster Bay (hamlet), New York

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The Dutch did grant an English settlement in Hempstead (now in western Nassau), but drove settlers from the present-day eastern Nassau hamlet of Oyster Bay as part of a boundary dispute.
Oyster Bay is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) on the North Shore of Long Island in Nassau County in the state of New York, United States.

Matinecock, New York

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Several alternate names had been considered for the county, including "Bryant", "Matinecock" (a village within the county currently has that name), "Norfolk" (presumably because of the proximity to Suffolk County), and "Sagamore".
The Incorporated Village of Matinecock is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York, USA.

Garden City, New York

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The land and the buildings have a Mineola postal address, but are within the present day Village of Garden City, (This should not be confused with the county's first planned community, in general, which is Garden City.) While in the 1930s, Robert Moses had engineered curving parkways and parks such as Jones Beach State Park and Bethpage State Park for the enjoyment of city-dwellers, in the 1950s and 1960s the focus turned to alleviating commuter traffic.
Garden City is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York, United States, in the town of Hempstead.

Glen Cove, New York

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the village of Glen Cove was granted a city charter, making it independent from the Town of Oyster Bay.
Glen Cove is a city in Nassau County, New York, United States, on the North Shore of Long Island.

Long Beach, New York

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In 1918, the village of Long Beach was incorporated in the Town of Hempstead.
Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York.

Rockaway, Queens

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The areas excluded from the consolidation included all of the Town of North Hempstead, all of the Town of Oyster Bay, and most of the Town of Hempstead (excluding the Rockaway Peninsula, which was separated from the Town of Hempstead and became part of the city borough).
Rockaway split from the Town of Hempstead and along with the three western Queens townships of Jamaica, Flushing and Newtown plus Long Island City, formed the new borough of Queens, which was consolidated into Greater New York City in 1898 (the remainder of Hempstead Town, plus the two other eastern Queens townships of North Hempstead and Oyster Bay did not become part of the borough and ultimately split from Queens with the formation of neighboring Nassau County in 1899).

North Shore (Long Island)

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From the early 1900s until the Depression and the early 1930s, many hilly farmlands on the North Shore were transformed into luxurious country estates for wealthy New Yorkers, with the area receiving the "Gold Coast" moniker and becoming the setting of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel The Great Gatsby.
Historically, this term refers to the coastline communities in the towns of North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, and Huntington, in Nassau and western Suffolk County.

Administrative divisions of New York (state)

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The Dutch did grant an English settlement in Hempstead (now in western Nassau), but drove settlers from the present-day eastern Nassau hamlet of Oyster Bay as part of a boundary dispute. Nassau County ( or ) is a county in the U.S. state of New York.
The charter counties are Albany, Broome, Chautauqua, Chemung, Dutchess, Erie, Herkimer, Monroe, Nassau, Oneida, Onondaga, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Schenectady, Suffolk, Tompkins, Ulster, and Westchester.

Hempstead Plains

Hempstead Plains, New York
Military aviators for both World Wars were trained on the Hempstead Plains at installations such as Mitchel Air Force Base, and a number of successful aircraft companies were established.
The Hempstead Plains is a region of central Long Island, in what is now Nassau County, in New York State.

Nassau, Rhineland-Palatinate

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The name of the county comes from an old name for Long Island, which was at one time named Nassau, after the Dutch Prince William of Nassau, a member of the House of Nassau, itself named for the German town of Nassau.
Nassau gave its name to the prominent royal House of Nassau and directly or indirectly to numerous geographical entities, including a sovereign state, the Duchy of Nassau, the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau, the historical and geographical region Nassau, Nassau County, New York, and the capital city of Nassau, Bahamas.

Long Island Motor Parkway

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In 1908, William Kissam Vanderbilt constructed the Long Island Motor Parkway as a toll road through Nassau County.
He ran the races on local roads in Nassau County during the first decade of the 20th century, but the deaths of two spectators and injury to many others showed the need to eliminate racing on residential streets.

Levittown, New York

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In 1947, William Levitt built his first planned community in Nassau County, in the Island Trees section (later renamed Levittown).
Levittown, formerly Island Trees, is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York on Long Island.

Lake Success, New York

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Council meetings were held at the Sperry Gyroscope headquarters in the village of Lake Success near the border with Queens County.
Lake Success is a village and a capital of the Great Neck School District in Nassau County, New York in the United States.

Sagamore Hill (house)

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One summer resident of the Gold Coast was President Theodore Roosevelt, at Sagamore Hill.
It is located in the Incorporated Village of Cove Neck, New York, near Oyster Bay in Nassau County on the North Shore of Long Island, 25 mi east of Manhattan.

Bethpage State Park

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(This should not be confused with the county's first planned community, in general, which is Garden City.) While in the 1930s, Robert Moses had engineered curving parkways and parks such as Jones Beach State Park and Bethpage State Park for the enjoyment of city-dwellers, in the 1950s and 1960s the focus turned to alleviating commuter traffic.
Bethpage State Park is a 1477 acre New York state park on the border of Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island.

New York (state)

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Nassau County ( or ) is a county in the U.S. state of New York.
Multiple satellites of the original Manhattan Chinatown, in Brooklyn, and around Flushing, Queens, are thriving as traditionally urban enclaves, while also expanding rapidly eastward into suburban Nassau County, on Long Island.