Lindenhurst, NY 11757, Homes For Sale
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Lindenhurst (11757) is located in the Town of Babylon, on the South Shore of Long Island in Western Suffolk County. Originally home to the Secatogue and Massapequa tribes, it was later inhabited by a large population of German settlers, who named the town Breslau after a town in Germany. By 1891 it was renamed Lindenhurst in acknowledgement of the linden trees native to the area. In 1923 it was officially incorporated to its present name – The Incorporated Village of Lindenhurst.
With a 3.9 square mile area, the Village of Lindenhurst is the 4th largest village in the State of New York and with a population of approximately 27,000, it is ranked 32nd largest city in the state.
Bordered by Babylon, West Babylon, Copiague and the Great South Bay, areas South of Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst has been designated as Flood Zones by FEMA and requires flood insurance. Although Lindenhurst is a largely residential community, it is also home to multiple strip malls with its most populous commercial area located closer to the train station. Lindenhurst’s train station, located at Wellwood Avenue and East Hoffman Avenue is on the Babylon line and is about an hour’s commute to Penn Station in New York City.
Like most of Long Island’s communities, Lindenhurst’s residential area is mostly made up of single family homes and the most common styles are ranches, hi ranches, capes and colonials. Home ownership in Lindenhurst is at 78.3% with an average family size of 3.56. The median home price for Lindehurst (which included both single family, co-ops and condos) was $365,000 in December 2018 – a 9% increase from the previous year.
Lindenhurst’s school district is comprised of six elementary schools (Grades K-5), one middle school (Grades 6-8) and one high school (Grades 9-12).
Well known people that are from Lindenhurst include:
Joy Behar from the TV show “The View”, Dan Lauria who played the Dad in the TV show “ The Wonder Years”, Sal LoCascio, Hall of Fame Lacrosse goaltender and coach and Pat Benatar the rockstar.
Home to Babylon Town Hall, many restaurants, bay front homes, parks and Venetian Shores (one of Town of Babylon’s two Bay beaches), Lindenhurst continues to attract buyers from all over New York and beyond its borders. For more info about Lindenhurst: https://villageoflindenhurstny.gov