Bridgehampton is a hamlet in the town of Southampton, in Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Bridgehampton had a population of 1,756. Bridgehampton is in the 11932 zip code and has a total area of 13.6 square miles. English settlers arrived in Bridgehampton about 1640 and established a fishing village. The settlers established a community called Bullhead, later renamed Bridgehampton after a bridge was built across the nearby Sag Pond 1686. The bridge was the inspiration for the hamlets name “Bridgehampton”. Bridgehampton is famous for the Hampton Classic Horse Show and The Bridgehampton Race Circuit. The Race Circuit was a 2.85 mile road course located near Sag Harbor. Homes and a golf course now occupy the area that was once the race course.
Students in Bridgehampton attend schools in the Bridgehampton Union Free School District. Bridgehampton was formerly a whaling and farming village. Now the area is dotted with farm stands and fresh produce markets. Bridgehampton is home to a winery, a few nationally known retail stores, and a supermarket. One of the things residents like about Bridgeport is its openness. The hamlet is not as shaded with trees as are many other neighboring villages. The sky appears wide and open. Southampton is located in South Eastern, Suffolk County partially on the South Fork of Long Island. Southampton has a population of about 56,790 and is included in what is properly known as “The Hamptons”. The campus of Stony Brook University is located here. Southampton has a total area of 296 square miles of which 138.9 square miles is land and 156.7 square miles is water. There are seven incorporated villages in the town of Southampton and sixteen hamlets which are in unincorporated areas. Southampton is a social center of Long Island. In town you can find restaurants, clothing boutiques, home furnishing shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Wooden benches adorn tree-lined streets downtown which facilitates celebrity watching. Southampton is a place where the rich, famous, and powerful congregate. Notables from industry, media, and entertainment come to Southampton for relaxation and recreation.
A wide mix of architectural styles exist in Bridgehampton due in large part to the surge of modernism in the 1980s. A wide variety of styles of homes are available. Condominiums, townhomes, single-family homes, and lots on which to build your dream home are all real estate available in the town of Bridgehampton. The listing price for a condominium in Bridgehampton is around $695,000. The average listing price for a single-family home in Bridgehampton is near $3,882,000 but can go as high as $8,495,000. The average listing price for a Bridgehampton lot is around $7,995,000.
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