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New Rochelle

The city of New Rochelle in Westchester County, NY is located on Long Island Sound, bordered by Pelham, Pelham Manor and Eastchester to the west, by Scarsdale to the north and east, and by Mamaroneck and Larchmont directly to the east. With over 70,000 residents, New Rochelle is the seventh largest city (population-wise) in the state and the second largest in Westchester County.

The Pelhams

Incorporated in the 1700s, Pelham is the oldest town in Westchester County. Located at the county's southeastern tip, the 2.2 square-mile town is bounded by the New York City borough of the Bronx to the south, Eastchester to the North, Mt. Vernon to the west and New Rochelle to the east. Within its borders are the villages of Pelham and Pelham Manor.

Purchase

In east-central Westchester near the Connecticut border, Purchase, NY, is a village in the town of Harrison, with Rye Brook to the south, White Plains to the south and west, Valhalla to the north and Greenwich, Connecticut to the east. While homes are more affordable in surrounding parts of Harrison, the hilly village of Purchase is one of the county's most affluent, with many multi-million dollar estates hidden behind high stone walls and gates. Good schools—one of the hallmarks of Westchester suburbs—also keep housing prices high here.

Mamaroneck

With the shoreline of the Long Island Sound as its eastern border, the 3.2 square mile village of Mamaroneck is partially located (along with southern neighbor Larchmont) in the town of Mamaroneck; part of the village is in the town of Rye Brook. The latter portion is informally referred to as Rye Neck. Mamaroneck is popular with professionals who work in Manhattan but love the luxury of waterfront living, and with families seeking the benefits of an excellent school system.

Eastchester

Located just 20 miles to the north of New York City, covering approximately five square miles and encompassing the villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe, the town of Eastchester is bounded by Scarsdale to the north, New Rochelle to the east, Yonkers to the west, and Mount Vernon to the south. Also within the town of Eastchester is the unincorporated village by the same name.

Scarsdale

The town of Scarsdale, New York, is known as the standard-bearer for the affluence of Westchester County and is the epitome of a well-tended upscale suburb with excellent schools. The towns of Greenburgh and White Plains lie to the north, with Mamaroneck, New Rochelle and Eastchester to the south.

White Plains

North of New York City in south-central Westchester, about halfway between the Hudson River and Long Island Sound, the city of White Plains is bordered by the town of North Castle to the north, Harrison to the north and east, to the south by Scarsdale and to the west by Greenburgh.

Hartsdale

Located just 20 miles north of New York City in the town of Greenburgh, the hamlet of Hartsdale is bordered by Elmsford to the north, Greenville to the south, White Plains and Scarsdale to the East and Ardsley to the west.

Rye

The city of Rye, NY is Westchester County's smallest city, covering 20 square miles and home to just over 15,000 residents (not to be confused with the the town of Rye, a separate, municipality containing the villages of Port Chester, Rye Brook and part of Mamaroneck). With several miles of Long Island Sound coastline along its eastern side, Rye is bordered by Port Chester and Rye Brook to the north, Harrison to the west and Mamaroneck to the south. The city is located approximately 25 miles north of Manhattan and about 10 miles south of Greenwich, CT.

Mount Pleasant

Within the borders of the town of Mount Pleasant, NY, are the hamlets of Pleasantville, Valhalla, Hawthorne, Thornwood, Sleepy Hollow, Pocantico Hills and portions of Briarcliff Manor and Scarborough. Life in those villages takes full advantage of the area's natural resources and uncomplicated lifestyle, from the artsy vibe, country clubs and lovely homes of Pleasantville to the vast green spaces, nature sanctuaries and dramatic Hudson River views of Sleepy Hollow and Hawthorne.

Hastings-on-Hudson

Located within the town of Greenburgh, the village of Hastings-on-Hudson is bordered by Dobbs Ferry to the north, Yonkers to the south, the Saw Mill Parkway (U.S. Route 9) and Greenville on the east and the Hudson River to the west. Hastings is one of Westchester's River Towns, referring to the villages at the base of the high, wooded hills that overlook the Hudson River, often with dramatic views of the Manhattan skyline and the Palisades cliffs, sometimes referred to as the "gateway to the Hudson Valley." Of the River Towns, Hastings is the closest to New York City, a commute of just over 30 minutes from the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro-North rail station.

Dobbs Ferry

Located within the town of Greenburgh, the village of Dobbs Ferry is bounded by the Hudson River to the west, Saw Mill Parkway and the village of Ardsley on the east, Hastings-on-Hudson to the south and Irvington to the north. The village is named after the ferry service that operated on the Hudson River during the second half of the 19th century. Dobbs Ferry is noted in Revolutionary War history for being the site of George Washington's strategic encampment while waiting for reinforcements prior to the decisive Siege of Yorktown in Virginia.

Irvington

Named for its most famous inhabitant, noted American author Washington Irving, Irvington in Westchester County, NY, is located within the town of Greenburgh. Like neighbors Tarrytown to the north and Dobbs Ferry to the south, Irvington is one of the county's "rivertowns," with the Hudson River at its western edge. With a population of 6,700 on four square miles, the village of Irvington embodies small-town riverfront charm without pretension.

Tarrytown

Located 25 miles north of New York City in the town of Greenburgh on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, the village of Tarrytown is bordered by Sleepy Hollow to the north, Irvington to the south, Elmsford on the east and the Hudson River to the west. Tarrytown is one of Westchester's River Towns, referring to the villages at the base of the high, wooded hills that overlook the Hudson River, often with dramatic views of the Manhattan skyline, sometimes referred to as the "gateway to the Hudson Valley." The Tappan Zee bridge—and with it, the New York State Thruway—crosses the Hudson at Tarrytown.

Sleepy Hollow

Located 30 miles north of Midtown Manhattan on the eastern bank of the Hudson River in the town of Mount Pleasant, the village of Sleepy Hollow is bordered by Tarrytown to the south, unincorporated sections of Mount Pleasant to the north and east, and the Hudson River to the west. Originally known as North Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow was given its current name in 1996 to honor the classic Washington Irving story, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." The two villages are often referred to conjunctively as Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow.

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