Hicksville, uninc. city (1990 pop. 40,174), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on Long Island; founded 1648. It is chiefly residential, with electronic and metal products manufacturing and some nearby truck farming. Hicksville also has a major retail shopping complex.
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