Greenport June 15, 2009 025 Marking its 175th anniversary as an incorporated village in 1838, Greenport, was settled in 1682, and was originally a major fishing and whaling port. Located near the easternmost tip of Long Island’s North Fork, Greenport borders Long Island Sound on the north and the Peconic Bay on the south. Attracting fishermen, tourists, beachgoers and boaters alike, Greenport is an historic seaside resort town.