Quogue, Long Island
The Native Indian name of Quaguanantuck was shortened and changed to Quogue soon after the lands that form the town of today, changed hands and became European settler territory. Western civilization has never looked back since in this town that upholds sturdy values and the charm of colonized estates.
Quogue is an incorporated village in Southampton, Southeastern State of New York, on Long Island’s South Fork. The hamlet name derives from an Indian term diversely translated as "cove" or "trembling river". The latitude of Quogue is 40.823N. The longitude is -72.61W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet. As of 2000 census, there were 1,018 people, 453 households, and 294 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $72,083 and the median income for a family was $76,296. Males had a median income of $66,875 and only $42,917 for females. Compared to the rest of the country, Quogue’s cost of living is 169.26% higher than the U.S. average.
Quogue is an ideal place for those who want a quiet lifestyle surrounded by nature. It is also a great playground for kids because of its lovely green-natured environment. There are many business establishments here and few of them are stores including a superb gourmet deli and antique shop that is considered the community's main street.
Quogue is known for having one of the best attractions in the entire county. The famous Old Schoolhouse Museum is an example that the residents in this town are really proud of. It is only open during the summer months. The town also offers the Quogue Wildlife Refuge which includes the Charles Bank Belt Nature Center and the Distressed Wildlife Complex. There are also plenty of beautiful historic homes, churches, beaches, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, schools, and a renovated library which was built in 1897.
The Quogue public schools spend $14,097 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058. There are about 12 students per teacher in Quogue. During vacation, make some time for yourself to relax and feel the extraordinary heat of the sun on Quogue’s lovely ocean beach with good facilities and lifeguards and a great place for those who want to tan. Planning to stay in Quogue would be a perfect idea with many affordable rates on vacation cabins, holiday homes, condos and other vacation rentals to choose from. Quogue is simply amazing and a perfect place to live, work, and vacation.