Tag: Hauppauge

Hauppauge ( /ˈhɔːpɒɡ/) is a hamlet and CDP in the Town of Islip and the Town of Smithtown in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population of the CDP was 20,100 at the time of the 2000 census.
Its name derives from the Native American Algonquian term for “overflowed land.”
Hauppauge is located at 40°49′6″N 73°12′25″W / 40.81833°N 73.20694°W / 40.81833; -73.20694 (40.818205, -73.206878). According to the United States Census Bureau, the Census-Designated Place (CDP) has a total area of 11.0 square miles (28 km), of which 10.8 square miles (28 km) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km) (1.37%) is water.
According to the historian Simeon Wood the first house in greater Hauppauge dates to 1731, being located on what would be the Arbuckle Estate, and later the southeast corner of the Hauppauge Industrial Park, near the intersection of Motor Parkway and Old Willets Path. The settlement of Hauppauge proper commenced with the family of Thomas Wheeler prior to 1753, at the present…