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Huntington Town

Huntington Administrative Offices are located at 100 Main Street, Huntington NY 11743; phone: 631-549-8893.

Ezra C. Prime House, ca. 1855, 35 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY, National Register

Photo: Ezra C. Prime House, ca. 1855, 35 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Photographed by User:DanTD (own work), 2011, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed August, 2015.

Located along the northern shore of Long Island at the western edge of Suffolk County, the Town of Huntington, NY has a long and distinguished history. From the "First Purchase" of lands in Huntington from the Matinecock tribe in 1653 to Huntington's early development as a maritime and farming community, establishment of rail service in the 19th century and highway access in the 20th century, and the post-World War II population boom, that history has been marked by continuing change. Over the last several decades Huntington has moved from an era of rapid growth with ample reserves of undeveloped land to become a largely built out suburban community for which preservation and enhancement of existing character have replaced growth as the primary planning focus. [1]

  1. Town of Huntington, NY, Horizons 2020: Comprehensive Plan Update, 2008 Draft, www.town.huntington.ny.us, accessed November 2009.
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