The Town of Hempstead is comprised of six districts, with each geographic area represented by one Council Member. The Town of Hempstead Board adopted a new Councilmanic district map which was approved through a bipartisan vote during a public hearing on April 9, 2013. These district maps went into effect in January 2014 and were utilized by residents as a basis for voting beginning with the November 2013 town elections.
The Town of Hempstead is the largest township (in population) in the U.S.
It is 142 square miles
The population is approximately 771,018
There are 34 unincorporated areas and 22 incorporated villages
There are over 65 parks and marinas
2,500 miles of city, county, state, and village roads; approximately 1,200 of which are Town roads