Long Island: Carle Place


Carle Place MapCarle Place is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of North Hempstead. The towns bordering Carle Place includes Mineola, Garden City, Old Westbury, East Meadow, and Westbury.

As of the 2010 census, there were 4,981 people, 1,863 households, and 1,330 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the CDP was $84,511. The latitude of Carle Place is 40.752N. The longitude is -73.61W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.

Carle Road and Cherry LaneA group of signs welcome drivers heading south at the corner of Carle Road and Cherry Lane.

Carle Place School District Silver Metal AwardThe Carle Place school district received the silver metal award for best high schools according to U.S. News & World Report: News magazine.

In 1946, developer William J. Levitt purchased 19 acres of land in the area before he built Levittown. His co-buddies brought pre-cut lumber to the site and rapidly assembled 600 low-cost houses on a site near the Carle Place station of the Long Island Railroad, offering affordable suburban living with an easy commute into offices in the City of New York. The community was named after the home of Silas Carle, a 32 room house built in Westbury in the 1800s. The former and merged names include Mineola Park. It was called the “Carle Place” and the surrounding area later took the name.

Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic ChurchOur Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church, established on June 17th, 1987.

 Carle Place Water District oCarle Place Water District office, 578 Mineola Avenue, Carle Place, NY

Notable people living in Carle Place include Steve Vai (world famous guitarist), Matt Snell (New York Jets athlete), Steve Serio (wheelchair basketball player), Sean Kenniff (Survivor: Borneo contestant), and Thomas Stanton (author). The racial-makeup comprises of 89.88% White, 1.89% African American, 0.02% Native American, 5.45% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.47% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

St Mary's Episcopal ChurchSt Mary’s Episcopal Church with its roadside historic church marker. St. Mary’s Church, one of the oldest buildings in Carle Place, was recently declared an official New York State landmark site by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

Rushmore Avenue Elementary SchoolRushmore Avenue Elementary School is a four-year comprehensive elementary school recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

The hamlet has its own school district which includes small parts of Westbury and Mineola, but is still one of the smallest in New York State. The Carle Place School District at the present time consists of three schools such as Carle Place High School, Cherry Lane School, and Rushmore Ave School connect each other on one campus. The district is very well supported by the community, parents, and teachers.

American LegionAmerican Legion Memorial Park, Carle Place.

Memorial PlaqueA memorial plaque dedicated to Thomas R Ingegno Sr.

Aside from its excellent schools, Carle Place has also complete shopping facilities as one would expect of a well managed town, its exclusive and rare enterprises are the subject of special attention. EMSL Analytical Incorporated is an important service for the entire State and this is hosted by Carle Place.

Post Office in Carle PlacePost Office in Carle Place, NY, 309 Westbury Ave, Carle Place.

Carle Place Fire DepartmentCarle Place Fire Department has been serving Carle Place residents and neighbors for over 100 years, since 1910.

The Charles J. Fuschillo Park is a popular attractions for residents in town and offers a safe place to roller skate and an area for senior citizens, apart from baseball and the usual court games. The community has modern apartments on rent and deluxe homes for purchase as well. Home styles include Capes, Colonials, Splits, splanches, and ranches with prices normally starting at about $400,000.





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