The hamlet of Huntington Station, NY is in the town of Huntington in Suffolk County, Long Island. Named for the commuter railroad station that services the town it goes without saying that this is a commuter-friendly zone and containing about seven neighborhoods within its borders, Huntington Station is New York's 42nd largest community. Tucked between Huntington and South Huntington on its north and south ends, Huntington Station is bordered by Green Lawn to the east and Woodbury and West Hills to the west. Long Island Sound is a short distance to the north. It is also surrounded by area colleges, including Farmingdale State College, SUNY College at Old Westbury and Hofstra University. Huntington Station was the birthplace of poet Walt Whitman. His home remains here as a museum, and several businesses, streets and institutions bear his name, including the local high school and nearby shopping mall.
Although apartments and attached row houses can be found here, the majority of Huntington Station residents live in single-family homes. The hamlet and surrounding villages and towns offer some of the island's best shopping, dining, entertainment and culture. In addition to the many independently-owned mom-and-pop shops throughout the area, high-end department stores and boutiques can be found nearby at the Walt Whitman Shops mall. Though Huntington Station, like many of its neighbors, epitomizes the quiet, family-friendly suburban ideal, high-energy culture and nightlife are just 30 miles away in New York City.
The Huntington stop on the Long Island Railroad (Port Jefferson branch) is located in Huntington Station. At peak travel times, the commute to New York City's Penn Station is just over an hour. There is also an Amtrak and Metro-North station located just 16 miles away in Stamford, CT.
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