The Village of East Hampton is a village in the town of East Hampton, New York, United States. It is located in Suffolk County, on the South Fork of eastern Long Island. The population was 1,083 at the time of the 2010 census, 251 less than in the year 2000.
Founded in 1648 by English farmers, East Hampton remained a quiet farming community until the late 19th century, when it became a resort for the wealthy upper class. It became an artists' colony in the mid-20th century, popularized by the Abstract Expressionists. It has become a popular weekend destination during the summer season.
History and surviving historic sites are detailed in "Village of East Hampton Multiple Area", a New York State study.