Freeport is located in the state of New York and a village in the southwestern part of the Nassau County and is in the South Shore of Long Island, it is officially called The Incorporated Village of Freeport. The area’s first settlement was in the 1640s wherein its community has been relying upon oystering and later became a popular resort with the New York City’s theater community. Freeport has become a bedroom suburb but was able to retain the commercial waterfront with some light industry as an economic activity. The area has been primarily serviced by the Freeport station that is situated on the Long Island Rail Road. The city’s southern part of the village has been penetrated by numbers of canals which allows the Atlantic Ocean by passing through salt marshes. One of the oldest canals is the Woodcleft Canal that was established since the 19th century. The medium-sized coastal village of Freeport is located in Nassau County, on the south shore of Long Island. It’s the 23rd largest community in New York with nine constituent neighborhoods and a total population of 43,000. Freeport used to be an oystering community when it was settled in the 1940s and eventually evolved into a resort frequented by the New York City theater community. Today, it’s primarily a bedroom suburb, but it still retains some light industry and a modest commercial waterfront. Freeport housing prices are some of the highest in the USA, but still not as high as some of the most expensive New York communities. Due to the cost, most of its residents are affluent families and retirees. The neighborhoods tend to be dense, with shopping centers, banks, schools, restaurants, and other amenities being a short drive or stroll away. As such, Freeport is proudly pedestrian-friendly. Being a nautical city, Freeport attracts lots of visitors who want to enjoy waterfront activities and sceneries.

Population 43,167  (-1.40%)

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