Kings Point is a village and a part of Great Neck in Nassau County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2010 Census, the village population was 5,005.
The Village of Kings Point is located in the Town of North Hempstead, on the Great Neck Peninsula, and is often grouped together with the other hamlets and villages referred to collectively as "Great Neck". This occurs likely because the village is served by Great Neck School District, with resident high school students attending Great Neck North High School, and it receives postal service from the US Post Office in Great Neck and uses that city's Zip Code (11024).
The Great Neck North Middle School is located on the border of Great Neck Village and Kings Point.
Kings Point is the home of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and its maritime museum, the American Merchant Marine Museum.
There is also a lighthouse known as Kings Point Light. This is a private building which is owned and operated by the United States Merchant Marine Academy. It is the lighthouse on top of the chapel that shines as a way to bring wayfaring sailors back home from at sea and students back from Long Island Sound, also known as the Play Pen.
Kings Point is located at 40°48′56″N 73°44′16″W.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.3 km2), of which 3.3 square miles (8.7 km2) is land and 0.6 square mile (1.7 km2) (16.08%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,076 people, 1,401 households, and 1,203 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,519.0 people per square mile (586.8/km2).