To develop, encourage and foster in the
community, attitudes and practices, in
conformity with basic concepts of justice and
quality of opportunity which will maintain the
social, economic and civic status of the
The earliest record of a Locustwood community group dates
1882 predating the creation of the community of Elmont. In 1989, the community civic groups of Locustwood and Gotham
merged together to form: The Locustwood / Gotham Civic Association.
Since 1974, the Locustwood Civic has been recognized by the State of New York, in
the County of Nassau and Town of Hempstead, as a non-for profit
domestic community organization. Prior to that, existed the Locustwood
Estates community development and preservation group founded in 1929.
represents over 1,500 homes in the western section of Elmont and
representing the area by Belmont Park. We represent the community
interests in preserving and maintain the social, economic and civic
status of the community. We seek to maintain the highest standards for
the community. That is why we are called:
"The Voice of the People."
Locustwood / Gotham Civic Association Area
If you live on any of these streets you are
join our civic!