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Manhasset is a hamlet in Nassau County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. Manhasset is a Native American term that mean the island neighborhood. In 2005, a Wall Street Journal article ranked Manhasset as the best town for raising a family in the New York metropolitan area. As with other unincorporated communities, its local affairs are administered by the Township. The hamlet is served by the Long Island Railroad, which provides direct and convenient access to New York City.