Levittown, is a hamlet in the Town of Hempstead in Long Island, in Nassau County, New York
- Levittown gets its name from its builder, the firm of Levitt & Sons, Inc.
- founded by Abraham Levitt on August 2, 1929,
- which built the district as a planned community between 1947 and 1951.
- Sons William and Alfred served as the company's president and chief architect and planner, respectively.
Levittown was the first truly mass-produced suburb
- is widely regarded as the archetype for postwar suburbs throughout the country.
- William Levitt, who assumed control of Levitt & Sons in 1954, is considered the father of modern suburbia in the United States