Town of North Hempstead 220 Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY11030 The Town of North Hempstead occupies 58 square miles. Its western border is roughly 14.5 miles from Manhattan. It is…More bounded on the north by the Long Island Sound, to the south by the Town of Hempstead, to the west by the borough of Queens, and to the east by the Town of Oyster Bay. Its northern land boundaries are extensively arranged along the Little Neck and Manhasset Bays, and Hempstead Harbor. The average commute to and from New York City by train is 30 minutes.