Out And About In The Quaint Town Of Southampton
On the southeastern side of Suffolk County lies the city of Southampton which is not a big city in particular yet has a rich history and a small population of 56,790 people which is almost 9 times less than that of Brookhaven‘s population but still greater than Riverhead. The city is included in a shoreline which is popularly known as The Hamptons. In 1640 the town was founded when the settlers came to Southampton and bought the land from the Shinnecock Indian nation of the settlers that came only one of them was a female the rest of them were all male. In the year following forty three more families came and settled in the town and it gradually started to increase in population soon the boundaries for the city were drawn.
The whaling community developed in Southampton when in 1644 the colonists established a proper organized whaling fishery it is significant because this was considered as the first in New England. The people used to chase the pilot whales to the shore line and then hunted them because of the whale meat and blubber which were really essential products back then. The people learned from the Native American tribes and improved there techniques and soon started hunting the drift whales that they found on the shore. Not only did the people improve their hunting skills but also their boat building skills and there weapon for whaling. Along with this fishery Southampton also has a meeting house on the shinnecock hills which is the current site of Shinnecock Golf Club.
Since the median family income in Southampton is $65,144 the lifestyle of the people living here is really decent. The overall feel of the town is very vibrant and free flowing which attracts many people to settle here. The array of beaches and the green neighborhoods make the city fun and prosperous. Adding to the towns appeal are the amazing cafes and shops that are on the sidewalk. The beautiful mansion and houses present in the city get their fantastic looks from the amazing epoxy flooring service that is provided by Infinity Epoxy Floors. Our company is renowned for our aesthetic designs which add beauty and value to all the houses and places they have been installed in.
The white sand of cooper’s beach is perhaps one of the best attraction of the city and of the whole Long Island as it mostly tops the worlds list of best beaches. The resident of not only Southampton but also many other cities visit this beautiful city because of this beach and it’s warm water. The shops near the beach offer delicious treats at amazing prices. Another amazing place to visit in Southampton is its historic Shinnecock Golf club it was added in the national register of historic places and has held five US opens. It is commonly ranked as the best golf course in the world which is a big achievement in its own because of these amazing tournaments and beaches the town attracts a lot of tourism from around the world.
Southampton is not just famous for its amazing attraction but also its education facilities as there is a Stony Brook universities Southampton campus which lies in the town. Being full of renowned universities and schools the town has produced some amazing people like Mary L. Cleave who is a NASA astronaut and Carl Yastrzemski among other notable people