Southampton is a village in Suffolk County, New York. The village is named after the Earl of Southampton. The Village of Southampton is in the southeast part of the county in the Town of Southampton, and is colloquially known as Southampton, despite being part of the Town of Southampton. Southampton is the oldest and largest of communities in the summer colony known as The Hamptons. It is also arguably the commercial center of the southern “fork” of Long Island, serves as the home base for several region-wide businesses and has the area’s only hospital. Southampton Village is generally considered one of the area’s two most prestigious communities. In addition to its status at the top town among the Hamptons villages and hamlets, Southampton Village is also viewed as a center of old money, a place defined by residents with significant inherited wealth and long standing social traditions. Southampton Village is part of the famed Palm Beach – Upper East Side – Southampton axis, referring to several other communities renowned for their extreme wealth, international fame and socially reserved atmospheres and the residents who travel between these communities and often have homes in or near each of these areas.
Zip Code: 11968-11969
Area Code: 631