About This Place
Point Lookout is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York. The population was 1,472 at the 2000 census.
Point Lookout is located at 40°35′27″N 73°34′48″W / 40.59083°N 73.58°W / 40.59083; -73.58 (40.590753, -73.580022), at the east end of a barrier island lying between Reynolds Channel and the Atlantic Ocean. Jones Inlet separates it from Jones Beach Island, while Lido Boulevard connects Point Lookout to the hamlet of Lido Beach and the city of Long Beach.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all land.