The Incorporated VIllage of Westhampton Beach is an incorporated village in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 1,721.
The village of Westhampton Beach was incorporated in 1928. In 1938, almost all summer homes on its barrier beach were obliterated by a hurricane resulting in 29 local deaths. In the mid-1990s, 15 historic houses were relocated by the Army Corps of Engineers. The homes were moved off a beach and out of harm’s way. Westhampton Beach has its own police and fire departments.
The Crowther House, Foster-Meeker House, and U.S. Post Office are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more