Aquebogue is a hamlet in the town of Riverhead, in Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census Aquebogue had a population of around 2,438 residents. Aquebogue has a total area of 3.9 square miles and is in the 11931 zip code. Aquebogue has a humid, subtropical climate which is characterized by hot humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The average temperature in July is a near-perfect 74 degrees.
Riverhead, in which Aquebogue is located, is one of the ten towns comprising Suffolk County on the North Shore of Long Island. Riverhead has a population of approximately 33,506 residents. Riverhead became the county seat of Suffolk County in 1727. Riverhead gets its name from the fact that it sits at the mouth of the Peconic River. Riverhead has a total area of 201 square miles of which 134 or water. Riverhead is 76 miles Northeast of New York City. The Hamlet of Riverhead, which is smaller than the Town of Riverhead, is the town's principal economic center. Riverhead is the agricultural center of Long Island with 20,000 of its 35,000 acres of inland farmland located within the hamlet’s boundaries. Aquebogue is part of the Long Island North Fork wine region and home to Paumanok Vineyards. Three of the four beaches in Riverside, Iron Pier, Wading River and Reeves Beach offer boating facilities for residents and visitors.
The town of Riverhead is primarily a community of single-family homes, but some lots are available on which to build your custom home. The average listing price for a lot in Riverhead is around $755,512.The average price for a single-family home in Riverhead is around $388,8332 but prices can go up to $2,100,000.
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