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About Hempstead

The Town of Hempstead (historically known as South Hempstead) is the largest of the three towns in Nassau County (alongside North Hempstead and Oyster Bay) on Long Island, in New York, United States. The town's combined population was 793,409 at the 2020 census, which is the majority of Nassau County's population and makes it, by far, the largest population of any town in the United States.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Hempstead. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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It is currently 8:08 PM in Hempstead. Hempstead uses Eastern Standard Time and also supports Eastern Daylight Time.