Nassau county is located on the Western half of Long Island
. There are nice beaches in Nassau county
. Nassau county is a combination of suburban
areas, although some small farms
still persist despite the high cost of land there.
Insofar as Nassau county is known elsewhere in the United States (not really very far) it is for two things, both negative. One is Nassau county's fiscal crisis, which occured near the end of the twentieth century while the economy was still booming. The other is the infamous condition of the Nassau County Jail, which was investigated by the Justice department in the same period.