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Woodmere is a suburban community located in the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, on Long Island, New York. It is part of the Five Towns area and features quiet tree-lined streets. It is a popular destination for families and professionals looking for a peaceful community with easy access to the city.

Local Area Information

Woodmere is an unincorporated area and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County’s Town of Hempstead on Long Island, New York. It is included in the area called Five Towns, along with the villages of Cedarhurst and Lawrence as well as Inwood and the “Hewletts,” which encompass the hamlet of Hewlett and the villages of Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Neck and Woodsburgh.

The area is divided roughly into two sections by Motts Creek. Much of the section generally southeast of the creek is in the Woodmere, NY 11598 ZIP code, and the rest is either in 11557, 11516 or 11559. The northwest section, which is in the 11581 ZIP code, is known as North Woodmere.

Woodmere is a great place to find single-family homes and multifamily dwelling options. The neighborhood also features co-ops, including the units at Heathcote Hall, East Chateau and West Chateau. Some of the properties are located in gated communities offering residents added security and privacy. One such community are the townhouses at Cedar Glen, also a popular option for those looking for a more low-maintenance lifestyle.

For families, 4-bedroom homes and potential mother-daughter are readily available in Woodmere. Many of the homes feature a pool, perfect for enjoying the warm summer months. First-floor bedrooms are a popular feature for those looking for added convenience and accessibility. Luxury houses are in abundance, as are waterfront properties featuring beautiful water views. For those looking for something new, there are also a number of new constructions.

In addition to owning a property, renting is a viable option in the area. Many of the residential districts offer rentals and homes with accessory apartments, and there are also undeveloped vacant lots for those looking to build their dream home. Located roughly 19 miles southeast of Manhattan in New York City, Woodmere is a great option for those looking for a suburban lifestyle with easy access to the city.

General Information

Township: Town of Hempstead | Hempstead, New York

County: Nassau County

Population: 18,669 (2020)

Classification: Hamlet, CDP

Chamber of Commerce: Hewlett-Woodmere Business Association

LIRR Train Station/Schedule:
The LIRR serves Woodmere via the Woodmere Station.
Travel time to Manhattan, Penn Station is about
42 minutes to 1 hour 18 minutes.

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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

North Woodmere Park is a large Nassau County active park located in the area. It is known for its broad spectrum of recreational offerings, including basketball, baseball/softball, football, soccer, tennis, handball/paddleball, cross-country skiing, fishing, crabbing, an Olympic-size pool, a driving range, state-of-the-art playground and picnic areas. It is also home to the 9-hole North Woodmere Golf Course.

Woodmere Dock is a nearly one-acre Hempstead Town facility that offers fishing, excellent vistas of Brosewere Bay and a boat launch ramp providing non-motorized boats access to the South Shore Blueway Trail.

The Woodmere Club is a century-old private country club that has an 18-hole golf course, Har-Tru tennis courts and a clubhouse with full amenities. It also serves as a luxurious wedding venue.

The community also features Doxy Brook Park, an 0.8-acre facility that allows fishing on Motts Creek, with lots of park benches to sit, relax and take in the breathtaking water views.

The Schools

About half of Woodmere is in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District. Two of the district’s five public schools, Woodmere Middle School and Franklin Early Childhood Center, are located in the hamlet. George W. Hewlett High School is in Hewlett Bay Park Village, Hewlett Elementary School is in Hewlett, while Ogden Elementary School is in South Valley Stream.

The rest of the neighborhoods are served by the Lawrence Union Free School District.

The college preparatory school of Lawrence Woodmere Academy is also located in Woodmere.


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