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.
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.