Why you'd want to live in Port Jefferson Station
A busy community easily accessible with great housing options. Port Jefferson Station (PJS) is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 7,838 as of the 2010 census. The area now known as Port Jefferson Station was first called by the Native American name Comsewogue (which is the name of the school district serving most of the PJS's students). The first Colonial resident, William Tooker, had arrived by 1750. In 1873, the Long Island Rail Road arrived to provide service to nearby Port Jefferson, providing the hamlet's name. The primarily farming community began to experience suburban growth following the construction of Nesconset Highway in the mid 1950s. By the early 1970s, it had become a primarily suburban community.