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Eltingville, Staten Island, NY located on the South Shore of Staten Island. Originally called South Side, and later Seaside, the neighborhood owes its present name to a prominent family by the name of Elting which settled there in the late 19th century. It was the southern terminus of the Staten Island Railway until 1860, when the line was extended to Tottenville. The community’s main business district sprang up around the railroad station, which is located a short distance west of the intersection of Amboy Road and Richmond Avenue.
It is probably with the neighborhoods of Eltingville and Great Kills in mind that New York Telephone named a telephone exchange “Honeywood” in the 1920s; this exchange, which also served Annadale and Huguenot, was retired from service in 1959, Eltingville Staten Island Homes for Sale is one of the most popular places to live on Staten Island.