Long Island: Hewlett Harbor


Hewlett Harbor Map Hewlett Harbor is an incorporated village located in Nassau County, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Hempstead.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Hewlett Harbor has a total area of 0.8 square miles of which, 0.7 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square miles is water. The neighborhood is protected by the Nassau County police. It takes only 35 to 45 minutes in commuting to Manhattan.

Hewlett Harbor SignA sign welcomes visitors and residents to Hewlett Harbor, an incorporated village located in Nassau County.

Hewlett Harbor Plow TruckA plow truck from what is likely to be a fleet of just one responsible for keeping the Hewlett Harbor streets free of snow during winter months.

As of the 2010 census, there were 1,263 people, 418 households, and 371 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $183,281, and the median income for a family was $191,964. Hewlett Harbor ZIP Code is 11557. Area Code is 516. The latitude of Hewlett Harbor is 40.636N. The longitude is -73.681W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

Village Hall of Hewlett HarborThe Village of Hewlett Harbor is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees and holds elections in March. The Village Board meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall on Pepperidge Road. Public notices are posted at Village Hall.

Village Debris Removal TruckA village debris removal truck for Hewlett Harbor parked at the Village Hall.

The area was named for its location on Hewlett Bay and its proximity to the Hewlett rail station. In the context of the Five Towns, “The Hewletts” or “Hewlett” is usually used to refer collectively to the hamlet of Hewlett, together with the villages of Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, and Hewlett Neck. The Five Towns comprises the villages of Lawrence and Cedarhurst, the hamlets of Woodmere and Inwood, and “The Hewletts”, along with Woodsburgh. It contains some of the richest neighborhoods in the metropolitan area, some of the poorest, and some of the noisiest. Hewlett Harbor became an incorporated village in 1925. According to the famous researchers in New York, there were no registered sex offenders living in Hewlett Harbor in early 2007.

Seawane Golf Club The Seawane Club, a private member owned golf and country club. The Seawane Club was winner of the 2004 New York Sports Writers Association Golf Club of the year.

Highest-Income PlacesHewlett Bay Park, just over the Hewlett Harbor bridge, ranked number 18 on the list of Highest-income places in the United States.

Notable people living in Hewlett Harbor include William Modell (chairman of the Modell’s Sporting Goods retail chain). The racial-makeup of Hewlett Harbor comprises of 95.12% White, 0.39% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.15% Asian, 0.63% from other races and 0.55% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Russian, Polish, Italian, Eastern European, Austrian, Irish, Hungarian, and Arab.

Hewlett Bay Park and Hewlett Harbor BridgeLooking off the bridge which crossed Macy Channel and connects Hewlett Bay Park and Hewlett Harbor.

George W. Hewlett High SchoolGeorge W. Hewlett High School is a part of the Five Towns area of the South Shore of Long Island. The sports nickname and mascot is the Bulldogs.

Hewlett Harbor is served by two districts such as Hewlett-Woodmere School District and Lynbrook Union Free School District. Schools in both districts are able to maintain their high academic standards in order to develop and sharpen the minds on each student. The neighborhood public schools spend a total of $11,659 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about 15 students per teacher in the area. Hewlett Harbor is an affluent residential community. Home-style has a mixture of large custom designed and smaller suburban split-levels. Housing prices tend to be well above average compared to other neighborhoods in New York.

Find a list of Long Island Towns and hamlets in our Long Island towns section.