Baldwin, New York is an unincorporated hamlet in the town of Hempstead, located in Nassau County. The original inhabitants of this area were Native Americans known as the Merokes or Merrick, an indigenous tribe of the Algonquian. Founded in 1885 as Baldwinsville, the name of the town was later shortened to Baldwin. The hamlet covers 3 square miles, 0.34% of it being water. Baldwin lies within the 11510 zip code and has a population of approximately 24,000 residents. In addition to a rich history, Baldwin also has gorgeous weather and averages 49 inches of rainfall each year and average July high temperatures around 83 degrees. Baldwin also has a great location and easy access to other remarkable cities. Manhattan is only 40 minutes away by rail via the Long Island Railroad, and you can get to New York City in about one hour by car. Additionally, the Southern State Parkway runs along the northern edge of the community connecting Baldwin to New York City arteries and other major Long Island Cities. Highway 27 bisects Baldwin, running east/west and connecting a string of Long Island towns. Some other neighboring towns within a 2 mile distance include Baldwin Harbor, Freeport, Rockville Center, Roosevelt and Oceanside.
The primary industry in the Baldwin area is retail trade and subsequently, the leading employer is sales and management. Baldwin, New York, has its own school district, Baldwin Union Free School District Number 10. The district boasts a high school, middle school, and 5 elementary schools. The district is a Nationally Recognized School of Excellence and its schools offer an extraordinary variety of extracurricular activities. Not only does Baldwin have great schools, but outdoor activities within the community are plentiful. With over 90 parks in town, comprising 1,400 acres, there’s lots to do if you’re a nature lover or just enjoy being outdoors. Recreation facilities include basketball courts, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, soccer fields, bike paths, and roller rinks. On top of that, the city has a staggering 23 pool facilities available to residents. The avid golfer will enjoy the 9 hole Merrick Road golf course or enjoy a full 18 holes at the championship Lido Beach Golf Course. For the water sport enthusiast, boating, sailing and fishing are only minutes away at Baldwin Harbor. Nearby points of interest include the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Baldwin Harbor Parks, and Jones Beach State Park. Great shopping can also be found at Roosevelt Field Mall, just 15 minutes away, and at The Gallery At Westbury Plaza.
With all of these amazing features, it is no wonder why so many prospective homebuyers choose Baldwin as their new home. Homes currently for sale in the Baldwin area range from a high around $910,000 for an 8 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 3 car garage single family home, to around $117,000 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo. The average listing price for a Baldwin single family home is in the $350,000 range. Single family homes, condos, and co-ops are all available in varying ages, sizes and styles. Styles of homes on the Baldwin real estate market include Tudor, cape, split-entry, ranch, traditional, Mediterranean, craftsman, and colonial. If you’d love living within an hour of the cultural center of North America, Baldwin is the place to buy a home. For more information regarding the homes for sale in Baldwin, New York, please do not hesitate to contact us today.
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