NICE Photo Postcard Hostess House, Hazelhurst, Aviation Field Mineola, LI, New York 1918
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Location in the state of New York
New York's location in the USA Statistics Founded 1683 Seat Riverhead Area
6,146 km² (2,373 mi² )
2,363 km² (912 mi²)
3,784 km² (1,461 mi²), 61.56% Population
- ( 2000 )
617/km² Website: www.co.suffolk.ny.us
Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York . As of the 2000 census , the population was 1,419,369. It was named for the county of Suffolk in England , from which its earliest settlers came. The county seat is Riverhead , though many county offices are in Hauppauge on the west side of the county w most of the population lives. T are also offices in Smithtown , for the legislature, Yaphank , and Farmingville .Suffolk and Nassau counties together are generally referred to as " Long Island " by area residents -- as distinct from the New York City boroughs of Queens (Queens County) and Brooklyn (Kings County), which physically make up the island's westernmost end. Suffolk County is the easternmost county in New York State and the New York Metropolitan Area . Contents [hide ] 1 History 2 Geography 2.1 Adjacent County 3 Law and government 3.1 Suffolk County Executives 3.2 Suffolk County Legislature 3.3 Law Enforcement 4 Demographics 5 Colleges and universities 6 Indian reservations 7 Towns, villages, and hamlets 7.1 Sorted by town 7.2 Sorted by name 8 See also 9 References 10 External links [ edit ] History
Suffolk County was an original county of New York State , one of twelve created in 1683. Its boundaries were substantially the same as at present, with only minor changes in the boundary with its western neighbor, which was originally Queens County but since 1899 has been Nassau County . However, as western Suffolk County has become more suburbanized t have been efforts to split the east end of the county off into a new county, called Peconic County .[ edit ] Geography
According to the U.S. Census Bureau , the county has a total area of 6,146 km² (2,373 mi² ). 2,363 km² (912 mi²) of it is land and 3,784 km² (1,461 mi²) of it (61.56%) is water.Suffolk County occupies the easternmost portion of Long Island , in the southeastern portion of New York State. The eastern end of the county splits into two peninsulas , known as the North Fork and the South Fork . The county is surrounded by water on three sides, including the Atlantic Ocean and the Long Island Sound . The eastern end contains large bays . Suffolk County is divided into 10 towns : Babylon , Brookhaven , East Hampton , Huntington , Islip , Riverhead , Shelter Island , Smithtown , Southampton , and South...