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Southold is a town in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The town was named for Southold, England.
The latitude of Southold is 41.064N. The longitude is -72.426W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,599.
Occupied by the British throughout the Revolution.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Southold demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11956 ZIP code.
18% of Southold residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Southold ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Southold was $27,619, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Southold residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Southold include Greenport Village Historic District, Orient Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Southold, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $741. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,450.
Libraries in Southold include Cutchogue Free Library, Fishers Island Library, Floyd Memorial Library, Mattituck-Laurel Library, Southold Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Southold include Suffolk Times
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Southold political report.
The average commute time for Southold workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Southold between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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