Gilgo, New York

Gilgo, New York
The Great South Bay looking toward Long Island from Gilgo Beach
The Great South Bay looking toward Long Island from Gilgo Beach
Gilgo is located in New York
Gilgo
Gilgo
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°37′04″N 73°23′48″W / 40.61778°N 73.39667°W / 40.61778; -73.39667Coordinates: 40°37′04″N 73°23′48″W / 40.61778°N 73.39667°W / 40.61778; -73.39667
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountySuffolk
Area
 • Total11.7 sq mi (30.3 km2)
 • Land5.0 sq mi (12.9 km2)
 • Water6.7 sq mi (17.4 km2)
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total131
 • Density11/sq mi (4.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code36-28990

Gilgo is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Babylon in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 131 at the 2010 census.[1]

Prior to the 2010 census, the area was part of a larger CDP called Gilgo-Oak Beach-Captree, New York. The Gilgo CDP contains several small beach communities on a barrier island along the southern edge of Long Island. In order from west to east, these include West Gilgo (on the Nassau/Suffolk county border), Gilgo Beach, and Cedar Beach (no residences). To the east along the beach is the CDP of Oak Beach–Captree, New York.

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Gilgo CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2012-12-28.