Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Northport Harbor, Huntington, NY
Northport is a historic maritime village in the Town of Huntington on Long Island, New York. Initially designated as Great Cow Harbour by 17th-century English colonists, the area was officially renamed Northport in 1837. In 1898, in order to localize governance Northport was incorporated as a village.
Northport is known for its Victorian era village center, still bearing trolley rails from a long since discontinued streetcar which would transport village residents to the Long Island Rail Road station in East Northport. The village Main Street runs from the Village Green along the harbor-front to the former hamlet of Vernon Valley, which has since been subsumed by the neighboring community of East Northport. As of 2010, the village has a population of around 7,401.
Other Helpful Resources:
- Incorporated Village of Northport (Official website)
- Discover Long Island Travel Site
- Long Island Boat Ramp Guide – New York State DEC
- Boat Ramp Guide, Town of Huntington, NY (PDF)
- Marinas near Northport, NY