About Great River, New York

Great River is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The name derives from "Connetquot", an Algonquian word for "great river". It was formerly known as Youngsport and was once home to many aristocratic families. The population was 1,546 at the time of the 2000 census.

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Great River Facts

  • Population Total: 1546
  • Square Miles: 4.6
  • Area Code: 631
  • Elevation: 13
  • Postal Codes: 11739
  • Timezone: North American Eastern