Asharoken is a village in Suffolk County, New York in the United States. The population was 654 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code is 11768.
The Village of Asharoken is in the Town of Huntington and was incorporated in 1925.
Asharoken is located at 40°56′15″N 73°23′0″W (40.937597, -73.383471).1
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.5 square miles (17 km2), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) of it is land and 5.1 square miles (13 km2) of it (78.92%) is water.
The village limits enclose part of Eatons Neck and a long, low, narrow isthmus (itself referred to as Asharoken) connecting Northport in the southeast to Eaton’s Neck in the northwest, and separating Northport Bay from Long Island Sound.
The Village of Asharoken is named after Chief Asharoken, head of the Matinecocks Native American tribe which inhabited the area prior to English settlements. Chief Asharoken sold the land that is now Asharoken, Eatons Neck, and Northport to European settlers in 1656.Read more