About Roslyn

Roslyn was once called Hempstead Harbor, but its name changed to Roslyn on September 7, 1844 due to postal confusion regarding all the other “Hempsteads” scattered about Long Island. Content Source

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Living in Roslyn

Roslyn is a small historic village on Long Island’s North Shore. It is located within the Town of North Hempstead, with a population of 2,770. The village, which occupies a little more than half a square mile, is not easily accessible by major roads or parkways, which have helped it retain its old-world charm. Content Source

Roslyn Zip Code: 11576

Roslyn Geo Coordinates:

Lat: 40.7991431

Long: -73.6568567

Things To Do in Roslyn

The village has many leisure time options. During the summer, the Town of North Hempstead operates a beach in Port Washington, and Jones Beach State Park is a short car ride away. To the west, Christopher Morley Park has 98 acres which includes a 9-hole golf course, athletic facilities, a playground, an outdoor ice rink and a pool. Gerry Pond Park sits within the village’s borders and is one of the first sites visitors see when they arrive from the south. The park, which also has a gazebo, is a popular site for wedding photos. Donald Street Park has a splash park and tennis and handball courts.  Content Source

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