The Incorporated Village of Lattingtown is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York in the United States. The population was 1,739 at the 2010 census. This area of marsh along the coast was occupied by a band of Lenape, known as the Matinecock, a name associated with the place.
The Matinecock sold the area in 1660 to Richard Latting and his son, Josiah Latting. The Lattings sold marsh reeds for use in thatched-roof houses. The same family later established the hamlet of Lattingtown at Marlborough, Ulster County, New York, north of Manhattan.
The 1986 film The Money Pit was filmed partially in Lattingtown.
Lattingtown is located at 40°53′40″N 73°35′42″W (40.894334, -73.595118).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), of which, 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.05%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,860 people, 627 households, and 509 families residing in the village. The population density was 491.9 people per square mile (190.0/km2). There were 688 housing units at an average density of 182.0 per square mile (70.3/km2).