Babylon is town on Long Island, New York, located in Suffolk County. It is comprised of three villages, eleven hamlets and six islands. Babylon was named in 1803 by Nathaniel Conklin, whose family had settled in the area nearly a hundred years prior. In 1860, the federal government officially recognized the Town of Babylon, when post office was renamed as such. Situated on Great South Bay, the town has several beaches, waterfront properties and businesses.
The Parks & Recreation Department in Babylon has a robust schedule of programs and classes, including a day camp, dog obedience courses, dance & art classes, swimming lessons, aquatic sports programs and more. Nature lovers will appreciate the four state parks that are accessible in the Town of Babylon. An array of restaurants featuring Italian, Greek, Japanese, American, Sushi, Chinese, Thai and Mexican cuisine awaits. For shops, markets and salons, you’ll find all of the essentials nearby.
With 213,000 residents, the town spans 114.2 square miles, 69.9 of which is water. Babylon boasts one of the more diverse populations on Long Island. There are ten public school districts and several parochial and private schools educating students. There are eleven public libraries and twelve volunteer fire departments. The average listing price for a single family home is $505,977. Babylon offers homes in a variety of styles and sizes. Whether homebuyers are in the market for a 6-bedroom Waterfront Colonial or a 2-bedroom Ranch, there is something for everyone in this historic and charming town brimming with community spirit.
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