The Hamptons may refer to several villages and hamlets in the towns of Southampton and East Hampton on the far east end of Suffolk County on Long Island, New York. These townships occupy the South Fork of Long Island, stretching into the Atlantic Ocean. The Hamptons form a popular seaside resort, one of the historical Summer Colonies of the American Northeast. They have some of the most expensive residential properties in the U.S.
"The Hamptons, Long Island's East End", Ken Miller, Rizzoli New York
"The Hamptons", Susan P. Meisel and Ellen Harris, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers