Location: Bayport, NY, United States
Bayport, New York, home of the Hardy Boys, sits on the edge of inlet that connects with the Atlantic Ocean. Waves batter the rocky cliffs. The air is clean and the streets are lined with oak trees. The town has a small cluster of office buildings and a bus stop; all surrounded by low-lying houses with driveways and yards and neatly trimmed shrubbery.
The town has remained pretty much the same throughout the Hardy Boys lives, but it has begun to grow and change. Many of the stores are now located on the outskirts of town near the mall and interstate leaving the town square with old, empty, and closed brick buildings.
The old port section isn't as vibrant as it was 70 years ago and in fact, this part of town can be dangerous at night. Once a thriving waterfront district, many of the buildings facing the piers are now run downed and abandoned. Fenton has often told the Hardy boys that this part of town was dangerous. No one usually goes to the old port section at night.
Bayport has talked about digitizing their files, but so far have not. They still use a paper file system.