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East Meadow
Nassau County, New York

ZipCodes
11554




Page Contents for East Meadow, New York

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of East Meadow is approximately 36,909 1990, 38132 2010.
The approximate number of families is 11,511 1990, 12410 2010.
The amount of land area in East Meadow is 16.297 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.032 sq kilometers.
The distance from East Meadow to Washington DC is 227 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 134 miles. (as the crow flies)
East Meadow is positioned 40.71 degrees north of the equator and 73.55 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the Nassau-Suffolk, NY area
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Weather


seasonal. Here is a weather page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

A History Page for East Meadow.

Here is another history page for the area.

By 1658, sheep grew fat from grazing on East Meadow grasses. Over 14,000 sheep grazed here by the end of the 1700's providing much of the country's wool.

East Meadow grew tremendously after World War II, its population exploding from just 2,000 to over 25,000 in about 10 years. It was also during this time that the farmers began to sell off their land to developers creating the beginning of the "end" for the meadowlands in East Meadow.
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Attractions

NOTED NOTABLES

Erving, Julius 1950-
American professional basketball player, also known as Dr. J. He was born Julius Winfield Erving, Jr., in East Meadow, New York.

Eisenhower County Park & Museum
Eisenhower Park, Field Six
Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY 11554
Phone: 516572-0348
Museum Open: Weds.-Sun., 9:00-5:00 p.m.
A small museum with changing exhibits relating to Nassau County and Long Island history.
Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation.
Park has 930 acres with many features including a world-class Aquatic Center and three 18 hole golf courses.
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East Meadow Chamber

East Meadow Chamber of Commerce

East Meadow Organizations

East Meadow Chamber of Commerce

East Meadow Libraries

East Meadow Public Library
1886 Front St
East Meadow, NY 11554
Phone: 516-794-2570

East Meadow Schools

East Meadow Public Schools
101 Carman Ave
East Meadow, NY 11554-1156
Phone: 516-228-5200


East Meadow School District

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