First, for questions such as yours, you may want to contact the South Country Library (the library can suggest which local newspaper might have this information and other possible sources of information):
Originally Posted by JohnnyMiz04
I am doing a school project about the village of Bellport and I need some information regarding the issues that the residents of Bellport face and encounter. Also, any other information you can provide for me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! :)
South Country Library
22 Station Road
Bellport, NY 11713
Second, you may want to contact the Mayor:
The Honorable David Pate
Village of Bellport
Bellport Village Hall
29 Bellport Lane
Bellport, NY 11713
Incorporated Village of Bellport, NY (http://www.bellportvillage.org/ - broken link)
, for those who may not be familiar with Bellport:
Bellport is a village (incorporated in 1908) is in the southwest part of the Town of Brookhaven, in the center-south part of Suffolk County.
Beginning on the north and moving in a clockwise direction, the Village of Bellport in the Town of Brookhaven is bordered on the north by the Hamlet of North Bellport and the Hamlet of Brookhaven; on the east by Bellport Bay and the Great South Bay; on the south by the Great South Bay; and, on the west by the Hamlet of East Patchogue.
The Village of Bellport has a different border than does the "Bellport, NY 11713" ZIP Code postal zone (i.e., a place can have a "Bellport, NY 11713" mailing address and not be in the Village of Bellport and a place can have other than a "Bellport, NY 11713" mailing address and be in the Village of Bellport): places with a "Bellport, NY 11713" mailing address that are not in the Village of Bellport are in the Hamlet of East Patchogue and the Hamlet of North Bellport; and, at the same time, there are places in the Village of Bellport that have a "Patchogue, NY 11772" mailing address.
For a good set of town-by-town maps showing all the villages and hamlets in each of LI's 13 towns (3 in Nassau County and 10 in Suffolk County): Excellent Long Island Geographic Resource