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Shelter Island Town
Suffolk County, New York


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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Shelter Island Town is approximately 2,370 (1999), 1333 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 871 (1990), 598 (2010).
The amount of land area in Shelter Island Town is 11.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.373 sq kilometers.
The distance from Shelter Island Town to Washington DC is 297 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 135 miles. (as the crow flies)
Shelter Island Town is positioned 41.05 degrees north of the equator and 72.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on Long Island in southeast New York.
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History & History Related Items

This area was first settled in 1652. It became a town in 1666. However, the new town was so small that most town business was carried out in Southold Town meetings. This was done until 1730 when Shelter Island elected its own officials.
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Shelter Island Town City Government

Shelter Island Town Hall
Shelter Island, NY 11964
Phone: (631)749-0015
Town Clerk - (631)749-1166
Town Council - (631)749-0291

Shelter Island Town Libraries

Shelter Island Public Library
37 North Ferry Road
Shelter Island, New York 11964-2016
Phone: (516) 749-0042

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