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Montauk is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
One tradition says the name derives from Algonquian for "fort" for an Indian stockade on the site. Another says it derives from a term for "hilly land."
The latitude of Montauk is 41.035N. The longitude is -71.955W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,851.
World War II military base here was converted to state parkland.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Montauk demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11954 ZIP code.
14% of Montauk residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montauk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montauk was $23,875, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Montauk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Montauk include Montauk Association Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Montauk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $820. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,601.
Libraries in Montauk include Montauk Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montauk political report.
The average commute time for Montauk workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Montauk include Montauk Yacht Club.
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