North Babylon is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in Suffolk County, on the south shore of Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 17,509 at the 2010 census.
North Babylon is a community in the Town of Babylon. It has a number of recreational areas such as Belmont Lake State park where walking, cycling, picnicking and boating are enjoyed. Phelps Lane pool is also a popular recreation area for swimming, tennis and relaxation.
The main commercial thoroughfare in North Babylon is Deer Park Avenue, featuring a wide array of strip malls, shopping centers, restaurants, recreational activities, homes and schools. A portion of this road is known as New York State Route 231 from Montauk Highway to Sylvan Road. The remainder of the road extends north to the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills. Deer Park Avenue gained notoriety as a very popular "cruise strip" where hundreds of people would congregate in the shopping centers on the weekends to show off their classic cars.
Students in the community attend the North Babylon Union Free School District, home of the Bulldogs, along with a number of private and parochial schools in the area. North Babylon High School is well known across Long Island for their high performing school sports teams.