The personal injury attorneys in Wheatley, NY, at Banville Law, have shared the following overview showcasing the community and its past.
The community of Wheatley is a census-designated place, or CDP, situated in the central region of Suffolk County in New York. The CDP helps form the Town of Babylon along with other communities such as Deer Park, Wyandanch, and East Farmingdale. The neighborhood takes up 896 acres.
Before the 1700s, the greater area was home to the Secatougue Native American Indian tribe. Many Huntington farmers moved south to establish farms in Halfway Hollow Hills. Their main crops included:
huckleberries, blueberries, and wild strawberries.
During the 1800s, the area was known as West Deer Park. by 1840, the Long Island Rail Road service was extended to the Wyandanch and Deer Park Stations. A 1200-acre apple orchard in the community was the biggest "town" of the area in 1882, with a population of 100.
The Colonial Mineral Springs Co. was established off today's Colonial Springs Rd. A local abundance of sand and red clay fueled the success of the Terra Cotta Brick Co. from 1860 until 1900. Many bricks produced here were used to construct buildings in New York City.
The community is primarily a residential neighborhood, but there are some business and dining options for the residents along Colonial Springs. Some of these include:
The eastern region of the CDP is a popular spot for many attractions and activities. A few of these include:
The community's public education is served by the Half Hollow Hills Central School District. Many the children attend public schools such as:
Other schools that children can attend:
The neighborhood had 5,013 people, 1,455 households, and 1,223 families within its borders in 2000. By 2010 the population had increased to 5,130. The CDP was home to the following races and ethnicities:
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