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Long Island: Inwood

Inwood, Long Island Map Inwood is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. Inwood, Long Island (Zip Code 11096) is often confused with the Inwood neighborhood on Manhattan Island (Zip Code 10034)  in the New York City borough of Manhattan which is about 25 miles north.

As of 2010 census, there were 9,972 people, 2,964 households, and 2,236 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the CDP was $55,603. The latitude of Inwood is 40.621N. The longitude is -73.747W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Inwood has approximately 1.699045 square miles of land and approximately 0.428407 square miles of water.

Inwood Welcome Sign A sign welcomes visitors and residents to Inwood, a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York.

Inwood, Established 1888 A sign on top of a corner store shows Inwood, established in 1888.

Community Bible Church The Community Bible Church at 340 Doughty Boulevard.

Inwood Train Station Looking north on Doughty Boulevard near the Inwood train station.

Inwood was first settled in 1817 and was originally called North West Point named after its geographic position in relation to the more central part of Far Rockaway. After the American Civil War, the area became known as Westville. When the first post office in the village was established on February 25, 1888, the name of the village was changed to Inwood a post office named Westville already existed in New York State.

Inwood, New York A sign shows travelers that they are entering the hamlet of Inwood, New York.

Inwood Memorial A stone memorial  reads, In honor of the Inwood Civic Association and those who serve to protect their community as police officers and volunteer fire fighters; donated by Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg 1998.

Inwood Fire Department Inwood Fire Department, founded in 1887.

Inwood Fire Department A commemorative plaque dedicated to the memory of Dennis Eugene Jackowski hangs outside the Inwood Fire Department aside the front entrance.

The hamlet is among the most beautiful areas. Homes in this community tend to be somewhat older than those in other areas and the housing units are all about 47% owner-occupied. Inwood is included among the Five Towns which consist of the villages of Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Neck and the hamlet of Hewlett. Despite being part of the Five Towns, Inwood is considered one of the poorest areas of Nassau County.

Lawrence Public School #2 The number two school of Lawrence Public Schools. Lawrence Public Schools elementary school #2 is in Inwood, NY.

Inwood Fire Department Inwood Fire Department, founded in 1887, was first called the Electric Hook and Ladder Company. A year later, the community became known as Inwood.

Inwood Train Station Inwood Train Station on the Long Island Rail Road Far Rockaway Branch.

Long Island Rail Road Inwood Station Long Island Rail Road’s Inwood Station.

Students living within the Inwood community attend Lawrence Public Schools, which also serves students from Lawrence, Cedarhurst and Atlantic Beach, as well as sections of North Woodmere and Woodmere. There is also a Yeshiva located in Inwood, Yeshiva Ketana of Long Island.

Inwood Country Club Inwood Country Club entrance off of Bayswater Boulevard on Peppe Road.

Inwood Country Club Inwood Country Club, founded in 1901, a private club adjacent to Jamaica Bay near John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Inwood Country Club Inwood Country Club is popular for its place in Golf History as it is where Bobby Jones won his first major, the 1923 U.S. Open, and Walter Hagen won the first of his five PGA Championships.

As of 2014, the median home value in Inwood, Long Island is $340,000, lower than the county median home value of $415,000. The median cost of rent is about $1,300.

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