[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”About Wantagh” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:35|text_align:left|color:%23157a99|line_height:100″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Wantagh was originally known as “Jerusalem”, although some early accounts do refer to the area as “Wantagh”. The creek running north/south through Wantagh, and which has been covered up in many places but is still visible between the Wantagh Parkway and the housing developments west of Wantagh Avenue, was originally the Jerusalem River. Content Source[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2102″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Living in Wantagh

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 18,971 people, 6,179 households, and 5,215 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,936.3 per square mile (1,907.5/km²). There were 6,250 housing units at an average density of 1,626.3/sq mi (628.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.75% White (U.S. Census), 0.20% Black or African American, 0.04% Native American, 1.89% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.26% of the population. Content Source

Wantagh Zip Code: 11793

Wantagh Geo Coordinates:

Lat: 40.6693432

Long: -73.5423573[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Things To Do in Wantagh

Wantagh is known throughout Long Island to have a very energetic and vibrant nightlife. Centered on the Wantagh Long Island Rail Road Station there are thirteen bars, pubs and clubs all within a quarter mile of the station. Last call in New York State is 4 a.m. thus keeping the area very active into early morning hours. Bars in the area include Mulcahy’s, Shooters Tiki & Sports Bar, Boss Croker’s, R.P. McMurphy’s, Hemingway’s Bar & Grill, the Wantagh Inn, Thom Thom Restaurant, The Nook Restaurant and Corry’s Ale House. Content Source[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2103″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]