Village of Nissequogue
Incorporated in 1926, the Village of Nissequogue is
located in Suffolk County on the North Shore of Long
50 miles east of New York City. The geographic area of the
is 3.6 square miles. It is bounded on the west by the
River, on the north by the Long Island Sound, on the east
Stony Brook Harbor and on the south by the Village of
Harbor and the Town of Smithtown.
The Village of Nissequogue is the site of the original
the Town of Smithtown. Richard Smith, the Patentee,
town in 1665 on land deeded to him by Lion Gardiner and
Wyandanch, who was the Sachem of the Montauks.
Village of Nissequogue 2017-2018 Budget
The Village of Nissequogue 2017-
2018 Budget was approved at the Public Hearing held on
Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
Why it Works!
Most people's feelings that government is mired in out-
control spending and inefficiency comes from what they see
happening on the federal and state levels. But in a recent
poll of Suffolk County villages, residents responded that
they overwhelmingly believe that smaller governments-like
villages-are more efficient than large governments.
They were right!
The main services that the Village provides: Police,
Fire and Ambulance, Road Maintenance, and Code
Enforcement. Are carefully overseen, administered and
considered by your neighbors on the Nissequogue Village
Board. Smaller governments like villages are more directly
accountable to their residents.
You probably can't get the president or the governor on
the phone but you can always talk to the Mayor and the
four Trustees of the Village Board.
We have to make sure every dollar counts and is wisely
spent, because if we don't, you can and will tell us about
When you think about it, that's exactly how the country's
founders thought it should work!
Within the Village borders, there is Delafield Woods
and Butler Huntington Woods Conservancy which contain many
nature trails where residents and visitors can view many
native trees as well as other indigenous flora. Along the
Nissequogue River Basin, Short Beach and Stony Brook
found many unique marshlands that are home to a host of
marsh grasses as well as a number of large and small
Many species of birds nest within the Village.
include herons, egrets, ducks, ospreys, Canada geese, owls
red-tail hawks. Woodland animals such as the red fox,
opossum, cottontail and deer are common sightings.
The Village is entirely residential. Within the Village,
there are no
industrial or commercial installations or uses permitted
except agricultural and horticultural uses or special uses
may be permitted and regulated by the Village.