Babylon Tourism, New York

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Babylon is one of ten towns in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Located on Long Island, the town population was 213,603 as of the 2010 census. Parts of Jones Beach Island, Captree Island and Fire Island are in the southernmost part of the town. It borders Nassau County to the West, and the Atlantic Ocean to the South. At its westernmost point, its location is approximately 20 miles (32 km) from New York City at the Queens border, and approximately 30 miles (48 km) from Manhattan. There is also a village of Babylon located within the town.


Babylon tourism is mostly all sea and play! Lots of beach activities, boat tours and some state parks that make for the perfect places to stroll; are what you can look forward to on your vacation in Babylon. Do not confuse this with the Babylon village, which lies in this town itself. If you think the seas and beach activities are overwhelming you can just explore the many quaint hamlets lying in this region. As you begin getting around Babylon, you will come across several avenues that beckon if history. Especially attractions like the Argyle Park. Some of the must-do things and must see attractions of Babylon include Captain Whittaker 65' Fishing Boat, Captree State Park, and Gilgo Beach. There are many cute bars and restaurants too in the town; like Lily Flanagan's Pub-Babylon, Babylon Carriage House and the Seabreeze.

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Facts and Stats for Babylon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Babylon

    Know the pollution level of Babylon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Babylon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Babylon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Babylon.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.08 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.42 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Babylon - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 58.23 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 80.34 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.89 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.73 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.07 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 119.96 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Babylon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Babylon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.6 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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