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Local History Resources: Village Incorporation and Municipal History


Village of Freeport

Incorporation and Municipal History

Village Incorporation

History of Freeport's Municipal Government

History of the Municipal Power Station

Police Court of the Incorporated Village of Freeport Nassau County, N.Y.

Village Newsletters

The newsletters of the Village of Freeport were originally sent to residents in their monthly electric bills.  These newsletters chronicled events in the Village of Freeport and highlighted past historical events and noteworthy individuals.  In 2012, the newsletters were scanned as part of a grant for government document.  This publication began in May 1952.

Click here to access these newsletters.

Incorporation History

Freeport Was the Third Village Incorporation in Nassau County

  • 1853 Hempstead
  • 1883 Sea Cliff
  • 1892 Freeport
  • 1893 Rockville Centre
  • 1897 Lawrence
  • 1900 East Rockaway
  • 1904 Farmingdale
  • 1906 Mineola
  • 1908 Floral Park
  • 1910 Cedarhurst
  • 1911 Lynbrook
  • 1912 Woodsburgh
  • 1913 Long Beach*
  • 1919 Garden City
  • 1921 Malverne
  • 1922 Long Beach*
  • 1924 Bellerose
  • 1925 Hewlett Harbor
  • 1925 South Floral Park
  • 1925 Valley Stream
  • 1926 Island Park
  • 1927 Hewlett Neck
  • 1927 New Hyde Park
  • 1927 Stewart Manor
  • 1928 Hewlett Bay Park
  • 1962 Atlantic Beach

* Long Beach was first incorporated as a Village. It later became a City.

Click here for a list of Villages in the State of New York.