|Town of Smithtown|
Smithtown is located on the north shore of eastern Suffolk County on Long Island, NY.
U. S. Census Bureau Map
|- Town Supervisor||Patrick Vecchio|
|- Total||111. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous There are 62 counties in the State of New York. The first twelve counties in New York were created immediately after the British annexation of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam Suffolk County is a county located in the US state of New York. The position of Town Supervisor in New York State is usually the highest elected position in an incorporated town. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 4 sq mi (288. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 5 km²)|
|- Land||53. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 6 sq mi (138. 8 km²)|
|- Water||57. 8 sq mi (149. 7 km²)|
|Elevation||105 ft (32 m)|
|- Density||2,159. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 8/sq mi (833. 9/km²)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC−5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC−4)|
|ZIP codes||11745, 11787, 11788|
|GNIS feature ID||0979498|
|Website: Smithtown, NY|
Smithtown is a town in Suffolk County, New York, United States, on the North Shore of Long Island. The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks The area code 631 is used in the state of New York in eastern Long Island exclusively for Suffolk County. Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Administrative divisions of New York State differ from those in certain other countries and most U Suffolk County is a county located in the US state of New York. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The North Shore of Long Island is the area along Long Island's northern coast bordering Long Island Sound. Long Island is an island located in southeastern New York, USA, its western shores directly across from Manhattan, from which the island stretches The population was 115,715 at the 2000 census.
The census-designated place of Smithtown lies in the town. A census-designated place ( CDP) is a type of place (a concentration of population identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes Smithtown is a hamlet (and Census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, USA.
The town was first settled around 1650. Local legend has it that Native Americans told Richard Smith that he would be granted title to all the land he could ride across in one day on a bull. Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States The land he acquired in this way is said to approximate the current town's location. There is a large anatomically correct statue of Smith's bull, known as Whisper, at the fork of Jericho Turnpike (New York State Route 25) and St. New York State Route 25 is a major east-west road running from east midtown Manhattan, New York City, to the Cross Sound Ferry terminal at Orient Point Johnland Road (New York State Route 25A). New York State Route 25A is a New York State highway and the main East-West route for most of the North Shore of Long Island, running from the Smithtown originally was known as "Smithfield. "
The Town of Smithtown is located at 40° 52' 13" North, 73° 13' 3" West (40. 862786, -73. 215175).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 111. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 4 square miles (288. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 5 km²), of which, 53. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 6 square miles (138. 8 km²) of it is land and 57. 8 square miles (149. 7 km²) of it (51. 89%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 115,715 people, 38,487 households, and 31,482 families residing in the town. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 2,159. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 9 people per square mile (833. 9/km²). There were 39,357 housing units at an average density of 734. 6/sq mi (283. 6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was:
There were 38,487 households out of which 38. 5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71. 6% were married couples living together, 7. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18. 2% were non-families. 15. 2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7. 2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 95 and the average family size was 3. 28.
In the town the population was spread out with 26. 0% under the age of 18, 5. 4% from 18 to 24, 30. 4% from 25 to 44, 24. 8% from 45 to 64, and 13. 4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94. 6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91. 2 males.
According to a 2006 estimate, the median income for a household in the town was $94,208, and the median income for a family was $103,507.  Males had a median income of $61,348 versus $38,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $31,401. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 2. 1% of families and 3. 0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 9% of those under age 18 and 4. 7% of those age 65 or over.
Ancestries: Italian (35. 3%), Irish (26. 0%), German (18. 7%), Polish (6. 9%), English (5. 0%), Russian (4. 1%).
Smithtown is the city of license for two radio stations, WFRS Family Radio and WMJC "Island 94-3", repeater W228BI for WNYC, and TV station WFTY-TV. Jeremy Wall was a founding member of the Jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra. Spyro Gyra (ˌspaɪroʊˈdʒaɪrə is an American Jazz fusion band that was originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo New York, USA Spyro Gyra (ˌspaɪroʊˈdʒaɪrə is an American Jazz fusion band that was originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo New York, USA James Jason Mecir (born on May 16, 1970 in Queens, New York) is an American former Baseball player Apple Inc, ( formerly Apple Computer Inc, is an American Multinational corporation with a focus on designing and manufacturing Consumer electronics The iPhone is an internet-connected Multimedia Smartphone designed and marketed by Apple Inc María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966 in St Roseann "Rosie" O'Donnell John Peter Petrucci (born July 12, 1967) is an American Guitarist best known as a founding member of the Progressive metal band Jodi Lynn Picoult (ˈdʒoʊdi ˈpiːkoʊ (born May 19, 1966) is an American Author. Mindy Smith (born June 1, 1972 on Long Island New York) is an American Singer-songwriter. DECA (formerly the Distributive Education Clubs of America, and also known as Delta Epsilon Chi on the college level is an international association of students WFRS (889 FM) is a Radio station broadcasting a Religious format WMJC, known on-air as 943 WMJC, is a hot adult contemporary radio station on Long Island located at 94 WFTY-TV is one of two TeleFutura network-Owned stations for the New York City market along with WFUT-TV. Smithtown runs its board meetings on the GOVT TV station, local channel 18. Smithtown is also home to a local newspaper, The Smithtown News, which carries articles pertaining to the community.
Smithtown is protected by the 4th precinct of the Suffolk County Police Department. The Suffolk County Police Department provides Police services to 5 of the 10 Towns in Suffolk County, New York. Fire, rescue, EMS and other emergency services are are in jurisdiction of the Smithtown Fire Department.
Emergency medical care can be found at the hospital at the St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center, as well as the nearby Stony Brook University Hospital. Stony Brook University Medical Center is a Hospital in Stony Brook New York.
Smithtown Central School District is home of nine elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools, all on different campuses.
The Town of Smithtown is also home to the Kings Park Central School District, a portion of the Commack Union-Free School District (shared with the Town of Huntington), a portion of the Hauppauge School District (shared with the Town of Islip) and a portion of the Sachem Central School District (shared with the Town of Brookhaven).