Facts About the Town of Islip


Total Area: 106 square miles
Population: 334,354 - 2005 estimate, LI regional Planning Board



52° - annual average
31° - January average 
73° - July average





Prevailing Winds:

Southwesterly - Summer
Northwesterly - Winter


Elementary: 58
Junior High: 18
Senior High: 12
Private Parochial: 19
Vocational: 5
Colleges: 6
Public Libraries: 10 (over 1.5 million volumes)


Bowling centers: 3
Movie Theaters: 4
Golf Courses 5 public 4 private
Parks (over 11,700 acres) 106
Ball Fields: 56
Beaches: 11
Tennis Courts: 45
Boat Berths: 1,500
Playgrounds: 86
Rifle Range: 1
Ice Rink: 1
Other recreational facilities include historic sites, museums, lakes, rivers, and Fire Island National Seashore.

Community Facilities

Houses of Worship: The Town of Islip has over 75 houses of worship within its borders serving the needs of various faiths.

Hospitals: 2, South Side and Good Samaritan.

Shopping areas: Regional malls, major department stores, downtown shopping districts and shopping centers.


Type of Government: Town (First Class) & Suburban Town
Police Department: Suffolk County
Suffolk County Fire Department: 19
Community Volunteer Ambulance: 5 Community Volunteer

Services Provided

by County: Various, including courts, health services, social services, consumer affairs, community college, parks, police, public works.

Planning Commission: Yes

Industrial Plan Approval: Yes

Zoning Regulations:Yes

Utilities and Services

Electricity: Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)

Natural Gas: National Grid

Water: Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA), Brentwood Water District, Source: Ground Water

Sewers: Storm sewer Sanitary Sewer - available in many areas

Solid Waste Disposal: Waste-to-energy Recycling center Construction and demolition debris facility

Major Employers

Allstate Insurance, Hauppauge
InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Central Islip
Metropolitan Life, Hauppauge
NBTY, Bohemia
CA Technologies, Islandia
Data Device Corporation, Bohemia
Quality King Distributors, Ronkonkoma
Dayton T. Brown, Inc., Bohemia
Southside Hospital, Bay Shore
EDO Corporation, Bohemia
Wenner Bread Products, Bayport
Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip


The Town of Islip currently has roughly 4,200 acres of land zoned for industrial uses. This acreage includes the 52-acre Foreign Trade Zone and a site exclusively for duty free importing firms. Below are some of the Major industrial parks located in the Town and the number of acres for each.

Acres Aero-Tech Park, 29 acres
Heartland, 380 acres
Airport Business Center, 14 acres
Industrial Air Park, 128 acres
Airport Industrial Plaza, 200 acres
Islip Foreign Trade Zone, 52 acres
Airport Industrial Plaza II, 38 acres
Lakeland Industrial Park, 22 acres
Brentwood Industrial Park, 22 acres
MacArthur Center, 90 acres
Cardinal Industrial Park, 19 acres
MacArthur Industrial Complex, 19 acres
Central Avenue, 15 acres
Motor Parkway, 60 acres
Central Islip Industrial Park, 20 acres
Ocean Avenue and Veterans Highway, 24 acres
Church Avenue, 5 acres
Parkland Commercial Industrial Park, 40 acres
DaVinci Drive, 22 acres
Parr Islandia Park, 32 acres
Drexel Drive Industrial Park, 28 acres
Racanelli Industrial Park, 140 acres
Equi-Park Industrial Mall, 143 acres
Serota Corporate Park, 124
Expressway Drive South, 25 acres
Sherwood Corporate Park, 50 acres
Fifth Avenue Industrial Park, 10 acres
Speedway Industrial Park, 25 acres
Furrows Industrial Center, 26 acres
Tech Park (Empire Zone), 100 acres
Gateway Industrial Park, 60 acres



1,500 miles of local roads
Serving Area: Nearest Interstate interchange to city limits: through northern portion of Town (I-495 Long Island Expressway)

Railroad service:

Two main lines of Long Island Rail Road run in east-west direction through Town. Electrified service from Ronkonkoma.

Freight Carrier:

Several dozen carriers serving Longing Island - New York Metropolitan Area.

Air Service:

Southwest Airlines:
Destinations; daily, direct flights to Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Orlando (MCO), Tampa (TPA) and West Palm Beach (PBI) with connecting service to more than 40 destinations covering the continental United States, the Caribbean and Mexico. Connections to; Birmingham, Chicago, Denver, Louisville, New Orleans, St. Louis, Seattle, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles; Cancun, Mexico; Nassau, Bahamas; Punta Cana,  Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico

USAirways Express:
Destinations; Philadelphia. Connections to; worldwide


Nearest navigable waterway: Great South Bay along southern coast of Town. Commercial utilization primarily by clamming industry. Excellent recreational opportunities. Port facility: Port Jefferson on north shore of Suffolk County (incl. 23' channel depth. Ferry service: Bay Shore and Sayville to various points of Fire Island.

Town Of Islip Links


Central Islip
East Islip
West Islip

School Districts

Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District

189 Academy Street
Bayport, New York 11705

Bay Shore Union Free School District

75 West Perkal Street
Bay Shore, New York 11706

Brentwood Union Free School District

Anthony F. Felicio Administration Center
Third Avenue
Brentwood, New York 11717-6198

Central Islip Union Free School District

50 Wheeler Road
Central Islip
New York 11722-9983

Connetquot Central School District

780 Ocean Avenue
Bohemia, New York 11716

East Islip Union Free School District

Craig B. Gariepy Avenue
Islip Terrace, New York 11752

Fire Island Union Free School District

Surf Road
Ocean Beach, New York 11770

Hauppauge Union Free School District

600 Town Line Road
Hauppauge, New York 11788-2836

Islip Union Free School District

215 Main Street
Islip, New York 11751

Sachem Union Free School District

245 Union Avenue
Holbrook, NY 11741

Sayville Union Free School District

99 Greeley Avenue
Sayville, New York 11782

West Islip Union Free School District

Corner of Beach Street & Sherman Avenue
West Islip, New York 11795

Police Departments

3rd Precinct

1630 5th Avenue
Bay Shore, NY

4th Precinct

345 Old Willets Path
Hauppauge, NY

5th Precinct

125 Waverly Avenue
Patchogue, NY


Good Samaritan

1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795

Southside Hospital

301 East Main Street
Bayshore, NY 11706
Business: (631) 968-3000
Emergency: (631) 968-3314

Community Ambulance Companies

Exchange Ambulance of the Islips

190 Carleton avenue
East Islip, NY 11730
Business: (631)581-3151
Emergency: (631)581-3135

Community Ambulance Company

(Bayport, Bohemia, Oakdale, Sayville, West Sayville)
146 Railroad Avenue
Sayville, NY 11782
Business: (631)567-2586
Emergency: 911

Brentwood Legion Ambulance

29 Third Drive
Brentwood, NY 11717

Bayshore-Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance

911 Aletta Place
Bayshore, NY 11706


Central Islip- Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance

4 Pineville Road
Central Islip, NY

Water Authorities


4060 Sunrise Hwy
Oakdale, NY 11769
(631) 589-5200
After Hours Emergency (631) 665-0663

Western Administrative

260 Motor Pkwy
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 582-2211


Adelphi-Hauppauge Center

55 Kennedy Drive
Hauppauge,NY 11788
(631) 300-4350


Idle Hour Blvd
Oakdale, NY11769

LIU Brentwood Campus

100 Second Ave
Brentwood, NY 11717

Suffolk Community College

Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11717

St. John's University (Oakdale Campus)

500 Montauk Highway
Oakdale, NY 11769
(631) 218-7800 Website

Touro College

1700 Union Blvd
Bayshore, NY 11706
(631) 665-1600