Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association
Above: Speakers NYS Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Southold Town Land Preservation Coordinator Melissa Spiro, and Senior Project Manager Peconic Land Trust Holly Sanford at a Mattituck-Laurel Civic Meeting.
Photo courtesy of ©Jean Schweibish
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Mattituck and Laurel Historical Facts
Located in the town of Southold, Mattituck is a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York. The population was 4,219 at the 2010 census.
Mattituck is believed to have derived its name from the Native American name for "Great Creek". Mattituck Creek has been dredged and is used extensively by pleasure craft on Long Island Sound (the Mattituck Inlet is the entrance into Mattituck Creek, and the whole waterway is now popularly referred to as Mattituck Inlet).
Located in the town of Southold, Laurel is
a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York.
The population was 1,394 at the 2010 census.
Laurel was known as Franklinville as early as 1832 when the Franklinville Church and Academy were established. The name was changed to Laurel in 1898 when they applied
to have a post office established and there
was already a Franklinville in upstate New York.
The MLCA's Mission
The mission of the Mattituck/Laurel Civic Association is to
inform members on issues that affect Mattituck and Laurel,
to enhance our quality of life, and to help preserve the
unique character and natural environment of our hamlets.