Central Islip

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Central Islip is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Islip.

As of the 2010 census, there were 34,450 people,9,707 households, and 7,489 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the CDP was $68,876, and the median income for a family was $71,428. Males had a median income of $39,721 and just $35,247 for females. The latitude of Central Islip is 40.790N. The longitude is -73.202W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.

There was no exact reason for William Nicoll of Islipe in England to have bought some 80 square miles of land from the original Secatogue Indian inhabitants at this particular place, but for sure it has certainly paid handsome dividends in the following centuries. Central Islip was named for its location between Islip and East Islip. The former and merged names include Suffolk Station. In the late 19th century, New York City established a mental hospital in Central Islip. The number of patients peaked at 10,000 in 1955 and the institution closed 22 years later. The new Cohalan County Court Complex and Federal Courthouse complex was known as the second largest in the country also opened on a portion of the former Central Islip Psychiatric Center’s 788-acre campus.

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Fairfield Properties Ballpark is a 6,002-seat baseball park in Central Islip, New York that serves as the home of the Long Island Ducks, an independent professional baseball team that is a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Its first regular season game took place on May 14, 2000, when the Ducks played host to the Aberdeen Arsenal. The game was the first in the history of both franchises, as they both entered the Atlantic League at the same time. Fairfield Properties Ballpark hosted the 2002, 2010, and 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Games.