BRIDGE HAMPTON HOMES
Bridgehampton is in the town of Southampton, on Long Island. Shortly after the founding of Southampton in 1640, settlers began to move east to the area known by the Shinnecock Indians as Sagaponack and Mecox. At the head of Sagg Pond the hardy settlers established a community called Bullhead, later renamed Bridgehampton
The exclusive neighborhoods lie south of the highway, and most of all in the so-called Estate Areas of Southampton Village, Water Mill, Bridgehampton, Sagaponack and East Hampton Village.
East Hampton is physically at the heart of the East End, approximately equidistant to both Montauk and Southampton—and its place in the spectrum of Hamptons-ness is about center, as well—not uptight, but not totally laid back either. Both the train and Jitney stop right in East Hampton, and you can walk to local hotels, as well as the shops, restaurants, and movie theater. Ocean beaches are not far from the village. East Hampton has a relatively large concentration of cultural attractions in its downtown, including Guild Hall, the local performing and visual arts center, and five small museums that are operated by the East Hampton Historical Society.
East End towns tend to be grouped together when people say that they’re “going out to ‘the Hamptons.’” But each town and hamlet is unique, and has its own personality and individual characteristics.
There are two main townships on the East End: Southampton and East Hampton. Within each of these larger municipalities there are “villages” (the larger towns) and “hamlets” (the smaller neighborhoods). Westhampton Beach and Bridgehampton, for example, are both in Southampton’s jurisdiction, while Montauk and Amagansett are in East Hampton.
If you’ve never been to the Hamptons before, it can be difficult to choose where to stay or spend your time. Here, we break down each of the villages and nearby communities’ vibes to make deciding where to go just a bit easier.
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