Settled in 1640 and incorporated in 1894, the Town of Southampton ranges from Westhampton Beach to Sagaponack, is comprised of several unique villages, hamlets, and borders a Native American Reservation. Preservation of the area’s history is prided and a great deal of information on local Landmarks and Historic Districts is readily available.

The Village of Southampton is home to a charming colonial central shopping and dining district. Nearby, tree lined streets guide you through grand estates and lead to incredible ocean beaches. With a vibrant year round community, housing options range from the ultra-luxe and ultra-modern waterfront mansions to traditional cedar shingled homes to quaint summer cottages and apartments.

Explore Southampton:


  • Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center + Museum

  • Southampton Historical Museum

  • Shinnecock Golf Course

Best Bites

  • Golden Pear Café

  • Blue Duck Bakery

  • Hampton Coffee Company

  • 75 Main

  • Union Cantina

  • Village Cheese Shoppe

  • Citarella

  • Tutto Il Giorno

  • Southampton Social Club


  • Southampton Social Club

  • AM Southampton

  • Jue Lan Club


  • Hildreth's Home Goods

  • Tenet 

  • Intermix

  • Flying Point Surf Shop

  • Second Nature Markets

Southampton Beaches:

Unless you’re living oceanfront, you’re likely going to need to obtain a pass to visit the expansive stretches of Atlantic Ocean beaches. Please use this free PDF from the Town of Southampton with a map to find full details on beach parking, passes, and rules.