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Nassau County New York Genealogy and History

County seat: Mineola

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Nassau County New York History

The area now designated Nassau County was originally the eastern 70% of Queens County, one of the original 12 counties formed in 1683, and was then contained within two towns: Hempstead and Oyster Bay. In 1784, the Town of North Hempstead, was formed through secession by the northern portions of the Town of Hempstead. Nassau County was formed in 1899 by the division of Queens County, after the western portion of Queens had become a borough of New York City in 1898, as the three easternmost towns seceded from the county.

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Nassau County Clerk
240 Old Country Road
Mineola, NY 11501
Phone: 516-571-2664

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