Cold Spring Harbor is a quaint hamlet in an unincorporated portion of the town of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Cold Spring Harbor had a population of approximately 5,070 residents. Cold Spring Harbor has a total area for 3.9 square miles and is in the 11724 zip code. Cold Spring Harbor was named for the naturally cold freshwater springs that flow in the hamlet. Originally, the source of revenue for residents was from the local mill and port businesses. In the mid-nineteenth century, the hamlet of Cold Spring became a prominent whaling community. Today, there’s a small central business area along Route 25A.
Although Cold Spring Harbor is a quiet bedroom community of New York City, it offers interesting local attractions such as Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium, Dolan DNA Learning Center, Uplands Farm Sanctuary, and a gallery run by the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities. The Whaling Museum and Education Center is a maritime museum which allows the visitor to learn about local history, the impact of the whaling industry, the maritime legacy of Long Island, and the delicate relationship between people and the ocean. The DNA Learning Center is devoted to helping students and families learn more about genetics, disease risk, and the importance of having genetic information in order to make informed healthcare decisions.
Condominiums, townhomes, single family homes, and lots on which to build your custom dream home are all available in Cold Spring Harbor. The average price for a townhome in Cold Spring Harbor is around $699,000. Single family homes in Cold Spring Harbor have an average listing price near $875,000 but can go as high as $12,500,000. The average price for a lot in Cold Spring Harbor is $1,724,00 but depending upon the land’s size and proximity to the water, can reach as high as $2,990,000.
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