St. James

Come Home to St James, Nissequogue and Head of the Harbor

Saint James is a hamlet and census-designated place in the Town of Smithtown in Suffolk County, New York. Saint James is served by the Smithtown Central School District.

During the early 20th Century, Saint James was a popular location for stars of the big screen, including Irving Berlin and Buster Keaton. Several historic sites are located in Saint James, including the Saint James Church, for which the community was named. The Saint James station house of the Long Island Rail Road is the second oldest of all station houses on Long Island. The Saint James General Store is a famous historical building, part of the Saint James District. 

Head of the Harbor and Nissequogue are incorporated villages also located on the north shore of Long Island within the Town of Smithtown. They share the same zip code as St. James.

The Villages are primarily residential and agricultural. They are bordered to the north by Stony Brook Harbor, to the south by the Town of St. James, and to the east by Stony Brook. The Villages are noted for its scenic vistas and beautiful landscapes, its winding country roads, waterfront on pristine Stony Brook Harbor, numerous parks and a preserved sense of history. Nissequogue's most popular parks are Long Beach Town Park, Short Beach, and The David Weld Sanctuary.


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About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Yards are well-kept
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Beach life
Walking / Hiking trails
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