Westhampton Beach captures just what it means to be a part of Long Island society.

Welcome to Westhampton Beach

Long Island beachfront beauty just outside New York City
In Suffolk County, N.Y., sits Westhampton Beach. Incorporated in 1928, the village is well-known for its stunning beachfront locations. And as a staple part of the Long Island East End scene, Westampton Beach is beloved for its island scenery and proximity to New York City. Whether by train, bus, or car, it takes less than two hours to journey from this scenic community to the Big Apple.

Arts and entertainment are a major part of Westhampton Beach, with plenty of neighborhood locations to take them in. With a vibrant Main Street scene and idyllic beaches, Westhampton Beach captures just what it means to be a part of Long Island society. One would be hard-pressed to match this village's perfect blend of luxury and comfort.

What to Love

  • Museums honor the local history and artists
  • Hot vacation properties for celebrities and socialites
  • Unbelievable scenery and gorgeous ocean views

Local Lifestyle 

Known as “The First Hampton,” Westhampton Beach was among the first Hampton villages to rent out rooms. It was the first Hampton to be accessible by the Long Island Railroad. For that reason alone, Westhampton Beach possesses an immense sense of the past. It proudly displays that history through its historical society, and locals share that sense of pride.
Considered one of the best places to live in New York, the beach-suburban Westhampton Beach has unmistakable charm. It is stunning visually and impressive socially, with a dock just off Main Street so that residents can park their boats in town. This village is unmistakably Long Island.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For a happy atmosphere and a cheerful staff, Fauna has one of Westhampton Beach’s finest meals waiting. This beautiful establishment specializes in seafood and cocktails and has some of the most delicious lobster benedicts.
Known as one of the best local beaches, Rogers Beach has all you need for a great day on the sand. Take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean, go for a walk, or just soak up the sun on this quiet sandy strip of perfection.
The Patio is one of the area’s most sought-after and beloved restaurants. Live music, American comfort food, and an excellent staff give it a localized feel with top-shelf food choices. From drinks and appetizers to dinner and dessert, the selection at Patio is unbelievable.
The beaches on Dune Road are one of the cornerstones of Water Mill. With a breathtaking panoramic view and Tiki Joe’s for food, beaches along the road, like Cupsogue Beach County Park, provide clean facilities, plenty of room, and calm serenity.

Things to Do

New York City-style concerts and performances are displayed in Westhampton Beach. The Westhampton Beach Performing Art Center has become a centerpiece of the community. It is the perfect showcase of local culture, with area actors and performers taking the stage to showcase their skills.
The Westhampton Beach Farmers Market is a fantastic representation of what makes the village special. In a beautiful location with great food and music, this farmers market is more than just vendors. 
For outdoor concerts, the Westhampton Free Library has it all. The famed Gazebo Concert Series regularly features outdoor performances at the Westhampton Beach Village Green. The musical possibilities are endless, from Beatles tribute bands to booming show tunes. 
When July 4th rolls around, Westhampton Beach features a fireworks show that captures Independence Day's spirit. While they can be seen almost anywhere in the village, the spectacle emanates from Westhampton Country Club at dark.


Serving students from kindergarten to 12th grade, the Westhampton Beach Union Free School District is seen as one of the best in the area.


2,234 people live in WESTHAMPTON BEACH, where the median age is 51.2 and the average individual income is $84,394. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

51.2 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY

WESTHAMPTON BEACH has 955 households, with an average household size of 2.27. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in WESTHAMPTON BEACH do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,234 people call WESTHAMPTON BEACH home. The population density is 759.74 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.16 / 48.84%

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The following schools are within or nearby WESTHAMPTON BEACH. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Westhampton Beach Senior High School
9th - 12th
Westhampton Middle School
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There's plenty to do around WESTHAMPTON BEACH, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Adventure Paddleboards & Kayaks, Pawcasso Art Studio and Pet Boutique, and Pontoon Paddler.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Active 4.39 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.12 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.34 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
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