Kensington is located within the geographic entity of Great Neck which is made up of nine incorporated villages and five unincorporated areas.
Kensington is part of the Town of North Hempstead.
Nassau County Legislative District number 10
NYS Senate district number 7
NYS Assembly district number 16
United States Congressional district number 17
Village Election Day is held annually, on the third Tuesday in March at the village hall from noon to 9:00 p.m