Melville is an affluent hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Huntington in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York, United States. It borders West Hills, South Huntington, Dix Hills, Wyandanch, East Farmingdale, Farmingdale, Old Bethpage, Plainview, and Woodbury. Northern State Parkway forms a natural boundary to the north. The CDP has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31.3 km2).
Melville lies directly east of the boundary with Nassau County. The Long Island Expressway (LIE) and Northern State Parkway, two of Long Island’s busiest highways and major points of entry in and out of New York City, pass through Melville. Melville is located immediately off Exit 49 of the LIE. New York State Route 110 runs through the center of Melville. Another major thoroughfare is the Walt Whitman Road covering the north-to-south route and interchanging with Northern State Parkway and Long Island Expressway.
Melville is covered by patches of parks throughout the community such as West Hills Nature Preserve, Sweet Hollow Park, William Kessler Park, Pine Ridge Conservation Area, Dr. Jeffrey Wenig Memorial Park, Butterfly Park, and Pinelawn Memorial Pk & Cemetery. The Adventure Park at Long Island is part of Wheatley Heights although it is much closer to the Melville/Wheatley Heights border.
Notable establishments along the main commercial strip include Blackstone Steakhouse, Great Room Lounge, Bijou, The Refuge, Lighthouse Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC, Hilton Long Island/Huntington, One10 and The Melting Pot. West Hollow Middle School serves the community at Old East Neck Road.
Melville Coordinates: 40°47′30″N 73°24′20″W