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Copiague
Suffolk County, New York

ZipCodes
11726




Page Contents for Copiague, New York

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Copiague is approximately 21,922 (2000), 22993 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,210 (2000), 7535 (2010).
The amount of land area in Copiague is 8.27 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Copiague is 3.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.258 sq kilometers.
The distance from Copiague to Washington DC is 233 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 139 miles. (as the crow flies)
Copiague is positioned 40.67 degrees north of the equator and 73.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Copiague median income is $ 58,906 (2000).
The Copiague median home price is $ 154,900 (2000).
Copiague average annual precipitation is 45 inches peryear.
Copiague average annual snowfall is 22 inches per year.

Location

on Long Island in southeast New York about 35 miles east of New York City. Nearby communities include Amityville, Lindenhurst, North Amityville, North Lindenhurst, East Massapequa, West Babylon, Massapequa Park and East Farmingdale.
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Climate


seasonal with precipitation of some type almost every month of the year. The sun shines over 50% of the time year-round. Here is a current weather page for Copiague.
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History & History Related Items

Copiague is from an Indian term meaning place of shelter. When Chief Wyandanch sold land in 1693, the first settlers named the area South Huntington. As time went on, the name was changed a number of times. Some of those names were Huntington South, Great Neck and Amityvill South. It was renamed again around 1900 as Marconiville in honor of Guglielmo Marconi, the wireless telegraph inventor. He was a friend of John Campagnoli, who bought the land the named the area for his friend. Marconi spend numerous summers in Copiague. Part of Copiague, known as the American Venice, was designed to be like Venice, Italy complete with canals and arched bridges.
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Attractions

Tanner Park
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Copiague City Government

Copiague is a Hamlet located within Babylon Town.

Copiague Chamber

Copiague Chamber of Commerce
1285 Montauk Highway
P.O. Box 8
Copiague, New York 11726
Phone: 631-226-2956

Copiague Organizations

Copiague Chamber of Commerce
1285 Montauk Highway
P.O. Box 8
Copiague, New York 11726
Phone: 631-226-2956

Copiague Libraries

Copiague Memorial Public Library
50 Deauville Blvd
Copiague, NY 11726
Phone: (631) 691-1111 Copiague

Miscellany

The population of Copiague was:
1990 - 20,769
2000 - 21,922

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