Hicks Island (New York)

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Hicks Island is an island in Napeague Bay, Suffolk County, New York, in the United States.[1] The small island is located north of Napeague on the eastern end of Long Island.

Hicks Island was named for an early owner.[2] It has also been known as Goffe Island.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Hicks Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved April 25, 2016. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Government Printing Office. p. 156. 

Coordinates: 41°00′57″N 72°03′39″W / 41.0159°N 72.0609°W / 41.0159; -72.0609