The Village of Port Washington is surrounded by rolling hills and a serpentine coastline in the northwest corner of Nassau County, New York. In the 1870s, Port Washington became a central sand-mining town. It had the most extensive sandbank east of the Mississippi. It also had easy barge access to Manhattan.
If you live in Port Washington, your zip code will be 11050, 11051,11052,11053 or 11055
Port Washington is depicted as the area of East Egg in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby. The Knickerbocker Yacht Club was a yacht club in Port Washington for over 100 years. According to Forbes, Port Washington is ranked as the 418th wealthiest place in the United States as of 2017. According to Jon Kaiman who was the supervisor until 2013, 140 million cubic yards of local sand was used for concrete for New York skyscrapers like the Empire State and Chrysler buildings. In 1998 the sand mines were redeveloped as Harbor Links, a golf course for North Hempstead residents.
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