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Cold Spring Harbor is located in Hungtington, New York, within Suffolk County. This hamlet covers 2368 acres, of which 128 acres are water, such as the Inner Harbor that helps form the western border. Laurel Hollow and Huntington are the immediate communities that reside to its east and west. Woodbury Road creates the southern border, and Laurence Hill Road cuts through its center.
The neighborhood was named after the cold springs that run through it, such as those found in the Cold Spring Harbor State Park. The town's early economy relied on mills and trade made possible by the ports prior to becoming known for whale hunting. Whales were hunted for their meat and the production of oil with the blubber. However, the massive industry took a turn when the whale population began to decrease until many species were deemed extinct. In 1969 many countries even banned the industry, and by the late 1980s, it was completely banned.
Today the area is well known for the genetics lab, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory that is actually located in Laurel Hollow, across the harbor. In 1890 the institution began a summer program that was offered to college students and high school teachers. By 1921 it was officially recognized as the Carnegie Institution Department of Genetics. The research that is conducted focuses on the following:
The neighborhood is home to several parks that offer the use of the natural springs in the area. Some of these parks include:
Some other areas of interest include the following:
The community population was 4,975 as of 2000 and consisted of 1,753 households and 1,416 families. The racial makeup of the residents was the following:
Residents in the area average a household income of $101,122. The occupational analysis has the residents working in the following categories:
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