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Sea Cliff
Nassau County, New York


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Sea Cliff is approximately 5,066 (2000), 4995 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,066 (1990), 1960 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sea Cliff is 2.818 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Sea Cliff is 1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.271 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sea Cliff to Washington DC is 228 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 125 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sea Cliff is positioned 40.84 degrees north of the equator and 73.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.


26 miles east of New York City, in the geneal Nassau/Suffolk area.
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History & History Related Items

The Carpenter family came to Sea Cliff in the 1700's to farm. Later, in 1871, the German Methodists came for meetings to be held in Sea Cliff. Many early settlers lived in tents during the early years. Sea Cliff is one of the smallest incorporated villages in the country. The village was incorporated in 1883. Homes in Sea Cliff are well-maintained with most built before 1940. Many were built early in the century. The Victorian Architecture is prevalent here and many homes have spectacular views of the harbor and surrounding area.
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The settling of Sea Cliff


The incorporation of Sea Cliff

1883 (village)


Only 1 square mile in size, but we have 16 parks and NO traffic lights. There are low property taxes and a wonderful small town lifestyle.
Sea Cliff Chamber Players; North Shore Community Orchestra, North Shore Community Chorus; Sea Cliff Mini-Mart - the first Sunday in October each year; Annual Arts and Crafts tour

Sea Cliff Village Museum
95 Tenth Avenue
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
Phone: 516-671-0090
This museum is housed in a restored Victorian home from the late 19th century.
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Sea Cliff City Government

Village of Sea Cliff, Village Hall
Sea Cliff Avenue
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
Phone: 516-671-0080

information from a municipal report about Sea Cliff, New York

Sea Cliff Libraries

Sea Cliff Junior Library
Sea Cliff Ave
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
Phone: 516-671-0420

Sea Cliff Schools

North Shore Schools Administration Offices
112 Franklin Ave
Sea Cliff, NY 11579-1764
Phone: 516-671-5504 Sea Cliff


The population of Sea Cliff was:
1990 - 5,054
2000 - 5,066

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