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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.

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East Meadow location: in the Nassau-Suffolk, NY area

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Climate & Weather

The weather in East Meadow is seasonal. Here is a weather page for the area.
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East Meadow history:

A History Page for East Meadow.

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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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East Meadow Attractions:


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: (516)572-0348
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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