This bedroom community is situated along Suffolk County's North Shore. The community is known for its 25 town parks, four state parks and four pristine beaches; Short Beach Long Beach, Kings Park Bluff and Callahan's Beach. The town prides itself on having one of the top school districts on the island. The Town is centrally located approximately 50 miles from New York City and a half an hour away from the Atlantic Ocean beaches. Commuters enjoy the convenience of three Long Island Rail Road stations within the township with frequent trains running daily to New York Penn Station.