Melville, New York

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Melville is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Huntington in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, 14,533 people resided there.

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Location

It is directly east of the county boundary with Nassau County, New York. The Long Island Expressway (LIE) and Northern State Parkway, two of the country's busiest highways and major points of entry in and out of New York City, pass through Melville. Melville is located immediately off of Exit 49 of the LIE. New York State Route 110 runs through the center of Melville.

Economy

Melville is home to the U.S. headquarters of several national and international corporations, including Hain Celestial, American Home Mortgage, Arrow Electronics, Chyron, MSC Industrial Direct, Nikon Corporation, OSI Pharmaceuticals, Allion Healthcare, the Italian-food chain Sbarro, the medical and dental supply distributor Henry Schein, Bouchard Transportation and global staffing giant, Adecco (US Headquarters). In addition, significant operations of Manhattan-based, Estée Lauder are conducted there. Melville, is also the host of operations for many Fortune 500 companies. These headquarters and many other corporate and industrial centers are found on or near Route 110, which runs north to south through Huntington, Melville, Farmingdale, North Amityville, and Amityville.[citation needed]

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