Greenvale is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Nassau County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2000 Census, the CDP population was 2,231. It is part of both the Roslyn and North Shore School Districts.
Located between Roslyn and Brookville, Greenvale is known as the Long Island Rail Road stop for the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University and the New York Institute of Technology. The school is located to the east in Brookville, though using the Greenvale postal code. Until 1866 the community was originally known as "Cedar Swamp."
Greenvale is located at 40°48′47″N 73°37′32″W / 40.81306°N 73.62556°W / 40.81306; -73.62556 (40.813187, -73.625618).