East Hampton (town), New York

Suffolk County


East Hampton is a town in Suffolk County in New York. It is part of the Hamptons, was established in 1648.


The place is located on the south coast to the east of Long Iceland by the Atlantic Ocean and has a total area of ​​181.3 km ². The town next to the village of the same name also includes the hamlet of Montauk, Amagansett, Wainscott and Springs.


East Hampton has some cultural and architectural attractions:

  • The Montauk Indian Museum
  • Old Hook Mill ( 1806, restored )
  • Deep Hollow Ranch, the (the oldest cattle ranch in the U.S.)
  • The Guildhall ( with the John Drew Theater )


The city is the birthplace of Catherine Esther Beecher, an American writer. The senior U.S. diplomat and long-term high commissioner in Germany Samuel Reber, was also born here. The psychologist Stanley Schachter had here his summer home, where he died in 1997. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis grew up on the estate of her grandparents in East Hampton.