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Getting to Know Swedetown Village, NY

The slip and fall lawyers in Swedetown Village, NY, at Banville Law, offer the following details on the community for your reading pleasure.

Swedetown Village

The hamlet of Swedetown Village is located just west of Old Bethpage in Nassau County, New York. The Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway travels along the neighborhood's eastern edge, with Cherry Avenue and Broadway run across its southern border. Old Country Road cuts through the northern border. Hicksville is to the west of the hamlet, and other neighboring communities include Plainview, East Farmingdale, and Bethpage.  


Thomas Powell founded the greater area. Powell was a Quaker from Wales in the United Kingdom. However, some suggest he was from Connecticut. He was one of the earliest owners of land in the area after he purchased the Bethpage Purchase from the local native tribes in 1687. Some of the tribes include: 

  • Marsapeque
  • Matinecoc
  • Sacatogue

The land included approximately 10,000 acres and included the greater area that now encompasses the following communities:

  • Bethpage
  • Farmingdale
  • Old Bethpage
  • Plainedge
  • Plainview
  • South Farmingdale


Within the community, one of the attractions is the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located on Stewart Avenue in the southern section of the hamlet. The skate center is open year-round and has three indoor rinks for the residents to enjoy. The center offers lessons in addition to the recreational skating it is known for. There are outdoor rinks that are available during seasonal dates. 

Places of Worship

The neighborhood is home to many different places of worship to appeal to all the residents. Some of these include:

  • Arumdaun Presbyterian Church
  • St Isidoros Greek Orthodox Church
  • Yale Presbyterian Church
  • Bethpage Worship Center


Children in the community can attend the public schools that are part of the Bethpage Union Free School District. Some of these include: 

  • Kramer Lane Elementary School - located on Kramer Lane
  • John F Kennedy Middle School - located on Broadway
  • Bethpage Senior High School - located on Cherry Avenue

Other specialty schools within the community include the following:

  • ACDS - located on Fern Place
  • ACLD - located on South Oyster Bay Road


The neighborhood is wealthier than 97.3% of other neighborhoods within the United States. The working population within the community is employed in the following occupations: 

  • 54.1% executive, management, and professional roles
  • 21.2% sales and service jobs
  • 13.6% clerical, assistant, and tech support positions
  • 11.1% manufacturing and laborer careers

Approximately 16.8% of the community's population was born in another country. The townspeople often identify their ethnicity or ancestry as the following:

  • 43.2% Italian
  • 17.6% Irish
  • 16.7% German
  • 8.7% Asian
  • 4.1% English

Keep reading to learn more about the greater area: The History of Bethpage, NY

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Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: August 27, 2021
Laurence P. Banville is the managing partner of Banville Law. As an experienced personal injury attorney, Mr. Banville helps clients recover compensation from those responsible for his clients' injuries. Our firm is located in New York City, serving clients from the five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
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