North Bellmore is a small hamlet and census-designated place on the South Shore of Long Island in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York with a population of 15,368. North Bellmore was settled by English farmers who came to Long Island from Connecticut during the mid-1700s. The Long Island Rail Road station that was built in the area was arbitrarily named Bellmore and shortly after the station was introduced, a small community by it began to develop and the residents adopted the name of the station as the name of their town. Living in North Bellmore offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In North Bellmore there are many bars, restaurants, coffee shops, schools, stores and parks. Many professionals live in Bellmore and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in North Bellmore are highly rated.