Stewart Manor, Long Island
Stewart Manor is an incorporated village located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It is within the northern part of the Town of Hempstead. The neighborhood is bounded by the Village of Floral Park on the east, the Village of New Hyde Park on the south, and Franklin Square together with the Village of Garden City on the west. Stewart Manor has a total area of 0.2 square miles, all of it land. As of the 2000 census, there were 1,935 people, 718 households, and 564 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $84,913, and the median income for a family was $97,922. Males had a median income of $67,031 and only $41,042 for females. Stewart Manor ZIP Code is 11530. Area Code is 516. The latitude of Stewart Manor is 40.719N. The longitude is -73.688W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.
In 1640s, early Europeans were settled in Hempstead including Stewart Manor, as they used the plains to graze cattle. The neighborhood was sold and named after a certain developer Alexander Stewart. He developed Garden City on the plains and sold off most of the rest of the land. In 1920s, The Realty Associates had planned to develop a portion of Garden City, but that village's developer, the Garden City Company would not sell land to them. The Realty Associates had decided to buy land as close to Garden City as possible, and in 1925 they began constructing and selling houses on Jefferson Street and Elton Road. Realty called the new neighborhood Sunrise Gardens and the company promised to build a country club and a pool for residents. But the residents begged to change the named of the community into Stewart Manor and did it in 1926. In 1927, they voted Stewart Manor to become incorporate village in order to avoid being annexed by the adjacent village of New Hyde Park.
Well-known people living in Stewart Manor include Robert P. Meuser (American Rugby Player). The racial-makeup of Stewart Manor comprises of 93.28% White, 1.76% African American, 1.91% Asian, 1.45% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Irish, German, Italian, Polish, English, Scotch-Irish, French, Asian Indian, and South American. Stewart Manor School enjoys the distinction of a No Child Left Behind. The school is creating safe, supportive, and challenging environment for all students and staff. The Elmont Public Library also helps the students in Stewart Manor in providing information regarding on their studies. Stewart Manor is a great place to live known for its world-class attractions of New York City and the world-famous beaches of the entire Long Island.