Life on Long Island

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is located about 40 miles from the heart of New York City in West Islip, just steps away from the Great South Bay. Being centrally located on the south shore of the Island’s is ideal for all life styles. Long Island is rich in culture and history, and offers a wide variety of activities and places to captivate anyone’s interests.

Long island’s east end is a known summer destination for celebrities, but Long Islanders not only appreciated the beautiful beaches. They enjoy the change in the four season, close proximity to New York City, and the endless indoor/ outdoor activities. No matter the season, long island offers a full range of actives from family friendly activities, professional sports, theaters, museums, restaurants of all cuisines, national/state parks, night life, shopping or just exploring the east ends wineries and breweries.   

map of all 5 boroughs

Long Island is the 11th largest island in the United States, is approximately 1.401 square miles and is home to serval million residents year round. It is geographically divided up into four regions; Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk. Although Brooklyn and Queens are technically located on Long Island, they are considered part of the five boroughs of NYC and now largely populated with NYC residents.
Nassau County is located on the western end of Long Island consisting of 2 cities ( Long Beach and Glen Gove), 3 towns (Hempstead, North Hempstead, and Oyster Bay) and within those three towns resides 64 villages. Suffolk County is much larger than Nassau County, expanding more than half the Island and is located on the central and eastern portion of the island. Suffolk consists of 10 towns (Babylon, Brookhaven, East Hampton, Huntington, Islip, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Smithtown, Southampton and Southold) and 33 villages. Also, within the borders of Suffolk County are two Indian reservations: The Shinnecock Reservation and Poospatuck Reservation.

Towns Surrounding Good Sam

10 mile radius around Good Sam
10 mile radius around Good Sam

Below is a list of towns within a ten mile radius of Good Sam and the approximate travel time time to get to the hospital.
For more information on each town:

West Islip- 6 minutes
Babylon- 7 minutes
Bay Shore -12 minutes
Brightwaters -8 minutes
Lindenhurst -14 minutes
Islip -15 minutes
Amityville -20 minutes
Great River -17 minutes
Farmingdale -23 minutes
West Babylon- 13 minutes
Deer Park- 15 minutes
Wyandanch -18 minutes
Dix Hills- 22 minutes
Melville- 23 minutes

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