Greenlawn is a wonderful hamlet in the town of Huntington, in Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Greenlawn had a population of approximately 13,742 residents. Greenlawn is an excellent place to buy a home, has a total area of almost 4 miles and is in the 11740 zip code.
Greenlawn was originally known as Old Fields. When the Long Island Rail Road came to town in 1870 or 1871 the name was changed to Greenlawn. The name was chosen because the station projected an image of an idyllic rural-suburban community. Known for its pickle production during the 19th century, Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association still host an annual pickle festival held at the John Gardiner Farm. The area was also known for producing potatoes and cabbage. Students in Greenlawn attend schools in the Harborfields Central School District. Local firefighters hold an annual Greenlawn Fireman's Fair on Labor Day. It’s know as the oldest and largest fair of its kind in the state of New York.
Currently, single family homes dominate the housing market in the hamlet of Greenlawn, however, some lots are also available on which to build your custom dream home. The average listing price for a home in Greenlawn is around $539,500 but can go as high as $1,699,000. The price for a vacant lot averages around $331,400 but can go upward to $659,000 based on the size of the lot and its location.
If you would like to buy a home in Greenlawn, New York, please do not hesitate to contact us today for assistance or more information.
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