Brookhaven, New York

town in Suffolk County, New York, United States

The Town of Brookhaven is the most populous of the ten towns of Suffolk County, New York, United States. It is part of the New York metropolitan area. It is about 50 miles from Manhattan. It is the largest of New York State's 932 towns by area (when water area is included), and the second most populous after the Town of Hempstead.[1] In the 2010 census, the population was 486,040 people.[2]


  1. Lambert, Bruce (January 23, 2002). "Council-Districts Referendum Wins Narrowly in Brookhaven". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-06-04.
  2. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Brookhaven town, Suffolk County, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2012-12-19.