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Valley Stream is a village located in the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, on western Long Island, New York. It is known for its diverse population, variety of shopping options and proximity to JFK International Airport. It is also known for its great schools and safe neighborhoods.

Local Area Information

Valley Stream is an incorporated village in Nassau County’s Town of Hempstead on western Long Island, New York, on the Nassau-Queens border. It is bounded by the villages of Malverne and Lynbrook on the east, North Valley Stream on the north and South Valley Stream, Woodmere and Hewlett on the south. It shares the ZIP code 11580 with a large area of North Valley Stream and 11581 with much of North Woodmere. It is bounded on the west by the neighborhood of Rosedale in the borough of Queens.

Named after the hills and valleys in the north and the streams that flowed toward the tidal wetlands in the south, Valley Stream was officially named the best place to live on Long Island by Money Magazine in 2017. The area referred to as Valley Stream, though, consists of Valley Stream Village, North Valley Stream, South Valley Stream and the communities of Mill Brook and Gibson, the portion generally south of Dubois Avenue and Munro Boulevard.

Valley Stream is a great place to find single-family homes and multifamily dwellings. It offers co-ops, townhouses and condos, including Valley Park. For those looking for a larger home, there are numerous 4-bedroom homes in the village. Many of the homes feature amenities such as a pool, perfect for summertime entertaining, and master bedrooms on the first floor, making them ideal for those looking for more accessibility.

Valley Stream has a number of new constructions for those interested in a brand new home. Some have the potential to be converted into a mother-daughter style home, and there are also accessory apartments, which can be a source of rental income. For those looking for luxury properties, the village offers a selection of high-end homes with all the bells and whistles.

There are also undeveloped vacant lots for those looking to build their dream home and a number of rental properties for those looking for a more flexible housing option. Located roughly 17 miles southeast of Manhattan in New York City, Valley Stream is a great option for those looking for a suburban lifestyle while still being close to the city.

General Information

Township: Town of Hempstead | Hempstead, New York

County: Nassau County

Population: 40,634 (2020)

Classification: Incorporated Village

Chamber of Commerce: Valley Stream Chamber of Commerce

LIRR Train Station/Schedule:
The LIRR serves Valley Stream via the Valley Stream Station,
Gibson Station, Rosedale Station, and Westwood Station.
Travel time to Manhattan, Penn Station is about
38 minutes to 45 minutes.

Valley Stream, NY suburban home displaying large American flag on front porch


Water District
New York American Water

Gas Company(s)
PSEG Long Island
National Grid

Electric Company(s)
PSEG Long Island

Cable/ Phone/ TV/ Internet Provider(s)
Verizon Fios


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Beaches & Parks

Valley Stream State Park is a notable picnic facility with fireplaces, grills, playgrounds, ballfields, nature trails and a half-mile walking course and offers opportunities for volleyball, basketball, horseshoe, biking, and snowshoeing/cross-country skiing.

The village Parks Department maintains a collection of recreational facilities that include Barrett Park, Arlington Park, Kay Everson Park, Firefighters Memorial Plaza and the trail at A.J. Hendrickson Park, which is also the site of the Valley Stream Pool. Residents with furry friends enjoy the Valley Stream Dog Park as well.

Another notable recreational site in the village is Edward W. Cahill Memorial Park, a largely passive nature park featuring the historic landmark of Mill Pond located at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Mill Road.

The Schools

The village is divided into several school districts. The central region is within the boundaries of the Valley Stream Union Free School District 24, which has three public elementary schools. The schools are located in the village except Robert W. Carbonaro School, which is in South Valley Stream.

The northeastern region is served by the Valley Stream 13 Union Free School District, whose Wheeler Avenue Elementary School is also located in the village.

The northwestern region is served by the Valley Stream Union Free School District 30. Two out of the three district schools are located in the village, while Forest Road School is in South Valley Stream.

These school districts feed into the Valley Stream Central High School District for secondary education.

The homes in the Gibson neighborhood are served by the Hewlett-Woodmere School District.


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