Medford is a hamlet in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, on Long Island, in New York, United States. It has a total area of 10.8 square miles. It is bordered by Coram to the north, Gordon Heights to the northeast, Yaphank to the east, North Bellport to the southeast, East Patchogue to the south, North Patchogue to the southwest, Holtsville and Farmingville to the west, and Selden to the northwest.
Medford is crossed by several busy roadways, including Horseblock Road (Suffolk CR 16), New York State Route 112, Patchogue-Yaphank Road/Sills Road (Suffolk CR 101), Long Island Avenue and the Long Island Expressway. Horseblock Road runs diagonally northwest-southeast crossing Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road, New York State Route 112 and Long Island Expressway. Granny Road forms a natural border to the north partially shared by Mill Road, whilst E Woodside Avenue does south.
Medford is home to The Brookhaven Fair at The Fairgrounds located at Express Drive South. Country Fair Entertainment Park is at the north end of the NY-112. Medford is served by Fairfield Inn by Marriott Medford Long Island on NY-112, just 250 meters away from the intersection of Long Island Expressway.
Medford is served by the Patchogue-Medford School District, except for extreme southeastern Medford, which is served by the South Country Central School District, and extreme northeastern Medford, which is served by the Longwood Central School District. Schools serving the hamlet include Patchogue-Medford High School, Oregon Middle School, Eagle Elementary School, The Learning Experience – Medford, and Central Brookhaven Head Start.
Parks within the neighborhood are Eagle Estates Park, Twelve Pines Park, and Medford Athletic Complex. Mill Pond Golf Course is located at 300 Mill Road, right at the northeastern boundary. Going south on the same road then Bellport Avenue horse riding schools namely Country Farms Equestrian Center and Suffolk Equestrian Academy.
Since the hamlet was created, Long Island Rail Road has provided public transportation. Suffolk County Transit provides bus service.
Medford Coordinates: 40°49′4″N 72°59′10″W