The Village of Williston Park, NewYork
By Donna Paul, Long Island Home Specialist,All About Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Gold Coast)
The Village of Williston Park, New York Williston Park, New York Williston Park was founded in 1926 and purchased by the developer William Chatlos. Chatlos was seeking to create an affordable, planned community for New York City residents wishing to move to the suburbs. Later that year, residents of the village voted to break with the residents of East Williston and formally incorporate the village. Williston Park is named for Samuel Willis, a settler who came to the area in the late 17th century.The town is served by two school districts. One is the Herricks Union Free School District and the other is the Mineola Union Free School District. As of 2011, Williston Park (zip 11596)'s population is 10,192 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.36 percent. ---------------...