Hampton Bays is a historic hamlet in the town of Southampton, New York. Located on the eastern half of Long Island, this waterfront hamlet is enveloped by three bays, the Shinnecock and Tiana Bays to the south and the Great Peconic Bay to the north. Originally settled under the name “Good Ground”, Hampton Bays was the main of eleven hamlets in the area, one that is steeped in Native American and Revolutionary War history. Building upon the popularity and prosperity of the Hamptons in the early twentieth century, Good Ground was renamed Hampton Bays in 1922.
Hampton Bays is the place to be for water sports and activities. The pristine beaches are perfect for swimming, boating, jet-skiing and much more. Sleep under the stars in Sears Bellow Park, play tennis or let the kids loose at the skate park at Red Creek Park. If golf is more your speed, the Poxabogue Golf Center is just a thirty-minute drive. The varied wildlife and sealife make Hampton Bays a must-see destination for any fisherman. There is no shortage of fresh fish markets and seafood restaurants in the Hamptons. Located only eighty-one miles west, Manhattan is a short drive or train ride away.
The sleepy hamlet of Hampton Bays, nestled in the 11946 zip code, is as laid back as you will find. It is the home away from home for many, including celebrities and tourists. The 13,600 plus residents that call Hampton Bays their year round home have built a welcoming community. Whether searching for a six-bedroom home with a private tennis court, a single family ranch or something in between, homebuyers will find a variety of housing options in Hampton Bays. Situated on 18.1 square miles, 5.2 of which is water, Hampton Bays is a must-consider community for any homebuyer searching for that small town feel in the Long Island and Greater New York areas.
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