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Originally known as South Bay, the English government established a township here in 1674 called Christian Hook, basing the name on the predominant religious affiliation of residents in the area. Land development came rapidly, and oyster sales took their place as a dominant force, with the local business "Mott's Landing" becoming a favorite place to buy oysters. In terms of appeal to oyster customers, it was decided that "Oceanville" sounded better than "Christian Hook": it was "Oceanville Oysters" that sold, and in 1864, the new name became official. However, there was already an Oceanville in New York, so "Ocean Side," as two words, was adopted as the town's name in 1890. The name was condensed to "Oceanside" in 1918.
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