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Amagansett is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "place of good water" or "place of good fishing"
The latitude of Amagansett is 40.973N. The longitude is -72.144W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,067.
German saboteurs landed here in 1942; two were executed and two served lengthy prison terms
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16% of Amagansett residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amagansett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amagansett was $45,545, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Amagansett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Amagansett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $864. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,670.
Libraries in Amagansett include Amagansett Free Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amagansett political report.
The average commute time for Amagansett workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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