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Once referred to as Woodville Landing, the area was renamed Wardenclyffe by developer James Warden who created a summer retreat and attracted Nikola Tesla to build research facilities nearby. Shoreham incorporated in 1913 and was generally a summer resort until the 1960s, when it rapidly converted to a year-round community because of nearby job prospects in the Brookhaven National Laboratory and Grumman.

Local Area Information

The village of Shoreham is a waterfront community in the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. Immediately to its west is Rocky Point and to its east is the unincorporated neighborhood of East Shoreham, which is customarily also called Shoreham Village by many locals and with which it shares the same post office with the 11786 ZIP code. The northern shores of the village look out on the relaxing waters and lovely views of the Long Island Sound.

With a land area of 0.45 square miles in the 2020 US Census, Shoreham was the second smallest village in the Town of Brookhaven, next to Poquott, and the sixth smallest among Suffolk County’s 32 villages. Residential districts are entirely made up of single-family homes, many of which are waterfront properties and some are luxury homes with pools, horse properties or rentals. A few have addresses with the 11778 ZIP code.

Shoreham Village remains vibrant and connected today and has a strong sense of community, a culture of involvement and caring for neighbors as well as a profound commitment to its welfare, present, and future. Residents are very much involved in leisure activities, such as water activities and tennis, and observe a number of long-time traditions and celebrations, including Fourth of July and the yearly Labor Day tennis match with Wading River since 1924.

Members of the Rocky Point Fire Department provide Shoreham Village with fire protection and rescue services. The area is patrolled by the 7th Precinct of the Suffolk County Police Department.

Shoreham is approximately 70 miles northeast of Manhattan in New York City and served by the Port Jefferson Station via the Port Jefferson Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. Travel time to or from the city by car is about an hour and a half to an hour and 45 minutes via the Long Island Expressway (I-495), Northern State Parkway or Southern State Parkway.

General Information

Township: Town of Brookhaven | Farmingville, New York

County: Suffolk County

Population: 561 (2020)

Classification: Incorporated Village

Chamber of Commerce: Wading River – Shoreham Chamber of Commerce

LIRR Train Station/Schedule:
The LIRR serves Shoreham via the Port Jefferson Station.
Travel time to Manhattan, Penn Station is about
1 hour 40 minutes to 2 hours 8 minutes.

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Suffolk County Water Authority

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PSEG Long Island
National Grid

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PSEG Long Island

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Beaches & Parks

Shoreham Beach is lifeguarded from 10:30 AM until 6:00 PM every Saturdays and Sundays during the season from 4th of July until Labor Day. Aside from the opportunity to swim in the Sound, other activities offered also include fishing, except in swimming-only designated areas. The beach has restroom facilities, and an entrance gate located on North Country Road, east of Valentine Road.

Shoreham BMX is a USABMX-accredited facility that organizes Bicycle Motocross events in line with the rules of USABMX. Shoreham BMX keeps a distinction for being one of the country’s best racetracks, and seeks to instill a healthy, competitive mentality as well as the value of great sportsmanship among its participants. It is located at the site of the Robert E. Reid Sr. Recreation Center near the crossroads of Defense Hill Road and NY 25A.

Jomar Park and Miller Avenue Park each have a grassy open space and children’s playground. The latter is also home to a few picnic tables and benches. Both parks are recreational facilities of the Town of Brookhaven.

The Schools

The Village is served by the Shoreham-Wading River Central School District, which has five public schools. Two of the district schools, the Albert G. Prodell Middle School and Miller Avenue School, are located in East Shoreham. Briarcliff School, located in the Village of Shoreham, reopened as part of a district-wide effort to expand capacity and allow all kindergarten students to resume face-to-face schooling in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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