Coram is a remarkable hamlet and census designated place (CDP) in the charming Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Coram had an approximate population of 39,113 residents. Coram is in the 11727 zip code and has a total area of 13.8 square miles, all of it being land. Boasting a long, rich history, Coram is the oldest settlement in the central area of Brookhaven. The earliest known settler was likely William Satterly who opened a tavern in 1677 to cater to travelers. Until 1703, the area was known as “Wincoram”, perhaps the name of a Native American who lived there. Benjamin Tallmadge’s Culper Ring captured and buner 300 tons of British hay at the corner of what would later be know as New York State Route 25 and New York State Route 112. Communities within two miles of Coram are Terryville, Selden, Gordon Heights, Mount Sinai, Middle Island, Port Jefferson Station, Farmingville, and Centereach. This close proximity to so many wonderful communities affords Coram residents abundant choices for shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation.
One of the oldest structure in Coram is the Davis House, built in the 1750’s which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. In addition to points of historical interest, Coram also has excellent public schools. The children of the Coram attend schools in the Longwood Central School District and the Middle Country Central School District. Bus service is available in Coram. This area became a center for shipbuilding because of its locations on the water, and Brookhaven, the larger community in which Coram is situated, is the only town in the county that stretches from the north shore to the south shore of Long Island. Brookhaven is home to Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory and is approximately 50 miles from Manhattan.
Homes for sale in the Brookhaven community of Coram include properties of varying sizes, architectural styles and ages. Condominiums, townhomes, single family homes, and lots on which to build your custom home are all available in the village of Coram. The average listing price for a condo in Coram is about $229,200. The average listing price for a single family home in Coram is approximately $316,700. That said, some Coram homes can sell for as much as $699,000.
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