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Cove Neck, New York
Incorporated Village of Cove Neck
Sagamore Hill, Cove Neck's best-known landmark.
Sagamore Hill, Cove Neck's best-known landmark.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Cove Neck, New York is located in New York
Cove Neck, New York
Cove Neck, New York
Location in New York
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
Town Oyster Bay
Incorporated 1927
 • Total 1.56 sq mi (4.05 km2)
 • Land 1.28 sq mi (3.33 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.72 km2)
23 ft (7 m)
 • Total 286
 • Estimate 
 • Density 234.42/sq mi (90.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-18597
GNIS feature ID 0947571

Cove Neck is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on the North Shore of Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 286 at the 2010 census.


Cove Neck is the site of the home of President Theodore Roosevelt. His estate, Sagamore Hill, is now a museum operated by the National Park Service. It attracts many visitors annually.

In 1990 Avianca Flight 52 crashed at Cove Neck. There are no remains of the crash.


The village is on a peninsula projecting into Long Island Sound. It is located directly across from Centre Island, New York, at the mouth of South Oyster Bay.

Cove Neck is located at 40°52′40″N 73°29′50″W / 40.87778°N 73.49722°W / 40.87778; -73.49722 (40.877655, -73.497176).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), of which 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), or 18.47%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 276
1940 130 −52.9%
1950 200 53.8%
1960 299 49.5%
1970 344 15.1%
1980 331 −3.8%
1990 332 0.3%
2000 300 −9.6%
2010 286 −4.7%
2019 (est.) 301 5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 300 people, 110 households, and 83 families in the village. The population density was 233.4 people per square mile (89.8/km2). There were 140 housing units at an average density of 108.9 per square mile (41.9/km2). es living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 19.1% of households were one person and 11.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.16.

The age distribution was 26.3% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% 65 or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.


The entirety of Cove Neck is located within the boundaries of (and is thus served by) the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District. As such, all children who reside within the village and attend public schools go to Oyster Bay–East Norwich's schools.

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