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About Long Island*

It has an area of 1,377 square miles (3567 km²) and a population of 7.536 million, making it the largest island in the 48 contiguous U.S. states and the most populated in any U.S. state or territory. It is the 17th most populous island in the world, ahead of Ireland, Jamaica and the Japanese island of Hokkaidō. Its population density is 5470 people per square mile (2110 per km²). True to its name, the island is much longer than it is wide, jutting out some 118 miles (190 km) from New York Harbor, with only from 12 to 20 miles (32 km) between the southern Atlantic coast and Long Island Sound. The Native American name for Long Island is Paumanok, meaning "The Island that Pays Tribute" — more warlike tribes in the surrounding areas forced the relatively peaceful Long Islanders to give tributes and payment to avoid attacks.

Source: Wikipedia.org



Beaches on Long Island

Jones Beach

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Hampton Beaches & State Parks

More Info on Hamptons Beaches
and State Parks

Fun Hampton Gifts - T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Tote Bags and more

Hampton Bays

Tide Runners Restaurant, Bar & Marina


Fire Island

A favorite Summer Vacation Spot
on Long Island. No Cars Allowed.
More Info on Fire Island



Long Island Ferries

Have FUN and take a ferry over the Long Island Sound when traveling between Long Island, Block Island, Connecticut or Rhode Island.

Bridgeport, CT & Port Jefferson, LI
The Bridgeport Port Jefferson Steamboat Company

Orient Point, LI & New London, CT
Cross Sound Ferry Services, Inc.

Montauk, LI & New London, CT - Mystic, CT - Block Island & Newport, RI
Viking Fleet Ferry

 

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Favorite Cities
on Long Island

  • Oceanside
  • Long Beach
  • Freeport
  • East Hampton

Long Beach NY Boardwalk - Woman Working on her Laptop

Long Beach NY  Boardwalk

Freeport NY Lunch on the waterfront

Long Beach NY Beach - Beach Volley Ball

Freeport NY Main Street with Fishing Boats and Seaford Restaurants and Outdoor Bars

Freeport NY Gambler Party Yacht

 

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