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Hillcrest is a small middle class residential neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. The neighborhood is located between Flushing and Jamaica Hills. Its name derives from its location on the hills between Jamaica and Flushing. The neighborhood runs from Union Turnpike to the LIE, between Utopia Parkway and 164th Street. Union Turnpike is its main commercial strip. It is part of Queens Community Board 8. The ZIP Codes for this neighborhood are, 11365, 11366 and parts of 11432. It neighbors Jamaica Hills to the south, Briarwood and Kew Gardens Hills to the west, Pomonok and Utopia to the north, and Utopia and Jamaica Estates to the east.
Hillcrest is home to a very large Orthodox Jewish Community.
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