Place:East Hampton (town), Suffolk, New York, United States

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NameEast Hampton (town)
Alt namesEast Hampton
Maidstonesource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 263
TypeTown
Coordinates40.971°N 72.189°W
Located inSuffolk, New York, United States     (1600 - )
Contained Places
Island
Gardiners Island


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The Town of East Hampton is located in southeastern Suffolk County, New York, at the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. It is the easternmost town in the state of New York. At the time of the United States 2010 Census, it had a total population of 21,457.

The town includes the village of East Hampton, as well as the hamlets of Montauk, Amagansett, Wainscott, and Springs. It also includes part of the incorporated village of Sag Harbor.

East Hampton is a peninsula featuring eight state parks. It is bordered on the south by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east by Block Island Sound and to the north by Gardiners Bay, Napeague Bay and Fort Pond Bay.

The town consists of and stretches nearly , from Wainscott in the west to Montauk Point in the east. It is about six miles (10 km) wide at its widest point and less than a mile at its narrowest point. The town has jurisdiction over Gardiners Island, which is one of the largest privately owned islands in the United States. The town has of shoreline.

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  • Outstanding guide to East Hampton family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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