Garden City South is a hamlet located between Garden City, Franklin Square and West Hempstead. This charming community includes wide streets and plenty of trees. The residents have access to a commercial district along Nassau Boulevard which includes retail shopping, a variety of restaurants and other establishments. The hamlet also provides a gateway to major highways and is near three Long Island Railroad train stations – Nassau Boulevard, Merillon Avenue and Garden City.
The Franklin Square Union Free School District serves the children of Garden City South from Kindergarten through 6th Grade. The students complete their secondary educational programs in the Sewanhaka Central High School District with most children attending the H. Frank Carey High School located in Franklin Square.
A popular attraction is the Garden City South Community Park which has tennis and basketball courts, a playground, game tables, picnic tables, horseshoes and shuffleboard. Residents also have access to pools located in Echo Park in West Hempstead and Rath Park in Franklin Square.
The nearby village of Garden City offers museums and country clubs.