New York

Woodbury, NY 11797

About Woodbury

Born in 1863, the small hamlet of Woodbury is located within the town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on Long Island. The 2010 United States Census reports a population of 8,907 within 5.1 square miles. This small residential area is located within the Syosset Central School District and includes students from Syosset, Oyster Bay Cove, Muttontown, Laurel Hollow, Plainview, Hicksville, and Jericho. Woodbury’s economy employs 3,693 people specializing in finance, insurance, science, technology services, and information. Major companies and corporation housed within Woodbury lines include: Geico, News 12 Networks, Arizona Beverage Company, AXA Advisors, Clever Devices, CardWorks, and Cablevision Systems.

This suburban town is approximately 35 miles east of Midtown, Manhattan and offers picturesque views from various town parks and beaches:

  • Trail View State Park: a 400 acre and 7.4-mile park of sprawling trails for biking, hiking, walking, and running. Some trails include horseback riding and convenient spots for bird watching.

  • Syosset-Woodbury Community Park: a family friendly environment offering picnic areas with grills, basketball courts, tennis and more. This park also boosts a swimming and kiddie wading pool with a required membership. In the colder months, an ice-skating rink is available.

  • Woodbury is within close proximity to: Beekman Beach in Oyster Bay, Centre Island Beach in Bayville, Charles E. Ransom Beach in Bayville, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach in Oyster Bay, and Tobay Beach in Massapequa.

The Hamlet of Woodbury is an attractive destination for wedding venues, social events, and golfing.

  • The Crest Hollow Country Club: One of Long Island’s top wedding locations can also serve corporate parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16’s, etc.

  • The Inn at Fox Hollow: A luxury hotel spread across an 8-acre estate with landscaped garden and stunning waterfalls. This venue can host weddings, social events, and offers acclaimed Long Island Dining.

  • Woodbury Country Club: Nestled on an 18-acre estate, this venue can execute corporate/social events and elegant weddings.

  • Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course: Situated on 121 acres, the 18-hole, par 70 championship golf course features various water holes, narrow fairways, and grass bunkers. The Mansion at Oyster Bay Catering facility and Clubhouse are also located on the grounds.

Aside from Woodbury’s scenic charm, this area offers residents several cuisine options and fine dining experiences. The most popular types of restaurants located in this area are Mediterranean and Sushi. Here are Woodbury’s top trendy food destinations:

  • Andrea’s 25: Italian

  • Butera’s Restaurant: Italian

  • Honig Grill: Varied menu and wine bar

  • Krinti Mediterranean Grill

  • MoCA Asian Bistro: Asian Fusion

  • Ruby: Asian Fusion & Sushi Bar

  • Sage Bistro Modern: French

  • The Woodlands: Modern American

The Long Island Hospitality Ball is a major annual event housed at the Crest Hollow Country Club. This event is typically forecasted for the early summer months and benefits the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Hosted by the Baldwin Family, this luxurious gala was ignited by Keith Hart, a hospitality industry mainstay and cancer survivor. The event’s main priority is to raise money for charity while showcasing the region’s top restaurants, wine and spirit brands, night clubs, hotels, catering halls, and entertainers.

The Music Under the Stars concert series happens every summer in the Syosset-Woodbury Community Park. A family-oriented event brings in various local bands and artists to entertain all Long Island residents. You can expect to hear tribute bands ranging from Billy Joel, The Beatles, Elton John, Neil Diamond, and smaller country bands.

Another event the Syosset-Woodbury Community Park puts on is Movies Under the Stars. This free event shows recent blockbuster films and old classics. Woodbury residents come with a blanket or lounge chair and have a picnic while enjoying a beloved movie.


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Along with notable parks, recreation, events and venues, Woodbury also was home to these distinguished individuals.

  • Ed Newman: Born in 1951, a National Football League All-pro football player.

  • Tracey Pollan: Born in 1960, best known for portraying Ellen Reed on the sitcom ‘Family Ties’ from 1985 to 1987 and various theater roles.

  • Ogden Mills:Born in 1856, an American businessman and financer was also a thoroughbred racehorse owner.

  • Ogden Livingston Mills:

    Born in 1884, was best known for being an accomplished lawyer, politician, and businessman. He served in the United States Secretary of Treasury in President Herbert Hoover’s cabinet.
  • Jon Lovett: Born in 1982, an American screenwriter, television producer, and podcaster. Lovett also served as a speech and joke writer for President Barak Obama and Hilary Clinton.

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