Wheatley Heights is a census-designated place in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 5,130 at the 2010 census. The CDP, located in the Town of Babylon, is named after the hamlet in the same general vicinity. Wheatley Heights historically was part of the hamlet of Wyandanch, and shares a ZIP code and fire brigade with it. The name Wyandanch was changed to Wheatley Heights by the Postmaster of Wyandanch Thomas A. Brown. Wheatley Heights is bordered by Dix Hills to the northeast, East Farmingdale to the west, Deer Park to the east, Wyandanch to the south, and Melville to the northwest. Notable residents have included Washington Redskins football player Stephen Bowen,Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, and all four members of 90’s boy-band and R&B song-sation Soul 4 Real.