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A Deeper Look at Laurel Hollow, NY

The personal injury attorneys in Laurel Hollow, NY, at Banville Law, would like to share some interesting details about the community history.

Laurel Hollow

The village Laurel Hollow is located on the northeastern edge of Nassau County in the Town of Oyster Bay, New York. The neighborhood takes up 1894.4 acres, of which 128 acres are bodies of water. The Cold Springs Harbor and Inner Harbor create the eastern border between the neighboring town, Cold Spring Harbor. 


Initially, the area was inhabited by the Delaware Indians, also known as the Lenape Native American tribe. The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle in the region. In 1639 land was purchased from the natives by the Dutch West India Company. However, in 1664 the area would be taken over by the English under King Charles. 

The Township of Oyster Bay would become incorporated in 1667. The village of Lauralton, as it was first called, was incorporated in 1926. The name changed to Laurel Hollow in 1935. 

Points of Interest

The neighborhood is home to many family-friendly attractions, such as:

  • Cold Springs Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site 
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • Stillwell Woods Park 


As of 2010, the neighborhood's population was 1,952 and consisted of 598 households and 528 families. This was a slight increase of 1.1% since 2000. More than 15.72% of the residents were born outside of the United States. The racial makeup of the community is the following:

  • 91.3% white 
  • 0.88% African American
  • 1.97% Hispanic or Latino
  • 6.84% Asian
  • 0.0% Native American
  • 0.0% Pacific Islander
  • 0.21% other races
  • 0.78% two or more races

The median household income is $250.001. More than 46% of the residents have masters or other advanced college degrees. The occupational breakdown of the working adults is the following:

  •  21.51% sales positions
  • 17.21% management roles
  • 13% financial and business occupations

Some of the schools that the residents attend are the following:

  • West Side Elementary School - Laurel Hollow Road
  • Cold Spring Harbor High School - Laurence Hill Road in Cold Spring Harbor
  • East Woods School - Yellow Cote Road in Oyster Bay Cove
  • The Watson School of Biological Sciences - Bungtown Road

To learn more about the community: The History of Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: May 5, 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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