Hauppauge (/ˈhɔːpɒɡ/ HOP-og) is a hamlet and census-designated place in the towns of Islip and Smithtown in Suffolk County, New York, United States. There are 10.8 square miles of land in it, and 0.15 square miles of water, or 1.37% of its land area. It borders the hamlets of Commack, Smithtown, Village of the Branch, St James, Lake Grove, Lake Ronkonkoma, Ronkonkoma, Islandia, Central Islip, Brentwood, and Dix Hills.
Many major highways run through the hamlet such as the Long Island Expressway to the south, Veterans Memorial Highway to the north, Smithtown Bypass, and Northern State Parkway partially occupies the northwest border. The Wheeler Road serves as the main road traversing north-south. Wheeler Road, Smithtown Bypass and Veterans Memorial Highway all intersect at the center of the hamlet.
Hauppauge is home to Blydenburgh County Park in Veteran’s Memorial Highway, Smithtown. Other parks and green spaces in the hamlet are Bill Richards Park and Weld Park. Stonebridge Country Club in Smithtown is adjacent to Blydenburgh County Park. Wind Watch Golf & Country Club is the other country park within the hamlet. Popular places of entertainment in Hauppauge include Chambers Of Hell located in 1745 Express Dr N and Watermill Caterers at the northeast corner of the hamlet on Smithtown Road. The Rinx on 660 Terry Road nearby Hyatt Regency Long Island is a popular Recreation Center and the sole one in the hamlet. SUSA Hauppauge located right at the western border across Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve is a popular local soccer club.
Places of education serving Hauppauge include Hauppauge High School, Hauppauge Middle School, and Bretton Woods Elementary School. Hauppauge is also home to master control facilities for several media organizations, including, Showtime Networks, Thomson Reuters and ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks.
Hauppauge Coordinates: 40°49′6″N 73°12′25″W