Kings Park, NY


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Kings Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York, United States, on Long Island. The population was 16,146 as of the 2000 census. It borders Nissequogue to its east across the river, with Fort Salonga to its west, Commack to its southwest and Smithtown to its east. Kings Park is noted for its schools, numerous parks, and natural beauty. Its tranquility prompted it to be the site of the Kings Park Psychiatric Center instead of New York City.
Kings Park is located at 40°53′19″N 73°14′33″W / 40.88861°N 73.2425°W / 40.88861; -73.2425 (40.888497, -73.242582).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.3 km²), of which 5.9 square miles (15.3 km²) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) (6.21%) is water.