Albertson is a census designated place in Nassau County, New York. It falls within the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island Metro Area. It has a total area of 0.7 square miles, all of which is land. European settlement here started from the mid seventeenth century.
Retail trade, public administration and educational services are the most important commercial activities. Public schooling comprises three local schools. Local attractions include the Clark Botanic Garden. Living expenses are quite high here. Capital One, National Association and Citibank, National Association have branches here.
The area gets 44 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 109. The amount of snowfall is quite high, about 25 inches annually.