Distance to NYC: 30 Miles
Area: 5 Square Miles
Ossining located in central Westchester County is situated about 30 miles from mid-Manhattan nestled on the banks of the Hudson River. The population of the town is 24,000. The Town of Ossining is built on terraced hills overlooking the Hudson River, with views of Hook Mountain, High Tor, and on a clear day, the towers of Manhattan. In 1685 Frederick Philipse bought the land from the Sint Sinck Indians, in 1813 the Village of Sing Sing was incorporated, and in 1846 on the advice of an eminent Indian authority the town was christened Ossining. Due to the history of the villages, a number of Ossining structures are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Ossining residents can conveniently reach New York City via a 44 minute express commute on Metro North's Hudson line to Grand Central Station or by major highways. Westchester County also has an extensive bus system which enables commuters to use public transportation to go anywhere in the county. Ferry service is available to and from Haverstraw.
Distance to NYC: 18 Miles
Area: 3.5 Square Miles
Pelham, NY in Westchester County, was founded in 1654 when Thomas Pell signed a treaty with the Siwanoy Indians and purchased more than 9000 acres that extended from parts of the Bronx north to Mamaroneck. Formed in 1788, the Town of Pelham is the oldest and smallest in Westchester County. It today consists of a single unified school district and two villages, Pelham and Pelham Manor, with a combined population of 12,000 -- a number that has not changed since 1940. Developed as a suburb beginning in the late 1800s, Pelham’s neighborhoods consist of various historic architectural styles ranging from Shingle Style Victorians to Tudor Revival. Pelham’s historic train station is situated in the center of many of these neighborhoods and offers an easy 29-minute commute to Grand Central Station.
Distance to NYC: 25 Miles
Area: 6 Square Miles
Rye was the first permanent settlement in Westchester County in 1660, incorporated as the county's smallest city in 1942. It is served by Metro-North New Haven Line, which provides a 38-minute express commute to New York City at regular commuting hours.
Rye City is "a little city" blessed with an abundance of natural resources: two miles of coastline on Long Island Sound, marine vistas, and a wealth of trees. Shopping centers, motels and manufacturing companies have been successfully kept out of Rye by the ever-watchful mayors and councils since 1942, permitting at the same time careful development of some corporate headquarters and office buildings on the city's perimeter. A variety of distinctive shops, boutiques and services form an interesting shopping area on its tree-lined streets.
Distance to NYC: 21 miles
Area: 6.64 square miles
Scarsdale traces its roots back to Colonial times. In 1702, the "Lordship and Manor of Scarsdale" was granted to Caleb Heathcote by edict of King William 111. The exquisite architecture of Scarsdale is reminiscent of its English roots, making Scarsdale a community of classics. A quaint but bustling village, Scarsdale is mostly single-family detached homes, Scarsdale offers an enviable quality of life amid the beauty of its setting. Scarsdale shopping is pleasant in the Scarsdale village area with quaint storefronts and a supermarket. In addition, Scarsdale's proximity to Eastchester and White Plains puts The Westchester and branches of many New York department stores within reach. Both the Bronx River Parkway and the Hutchinson River Parkway are nearby Scarsdale, giving a 35-minute access to New York's La Guardia and JFK International Airports. The Harlem Division of the Metro-North services Scarsdale with a 32-minute commute to Manhattan.
Distance to NYC: 23 Miles
Area: 2.3 Square Miles
The Village of Sleepy Hollow, is located in Westchester County, NY. It is steeped in folklore, was immortalized by Washington Irving, author of Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Philipsburg Manor, a 1720 national landmark, forms a bridge to America's past where granite millstones ground wheat into flour, a basic commodity in the Philips family international trading empire. Pocantico Hills' Rockefeller Kykuit Estate is immediately to the east and residential neighborhoods of Philips Manor and Sleepy Hollow are located by the river.
Distance to NYC: 25 miles
Area: 3.71 square miles
Located on the hills of the east bank of the Hudson River, Tarrytown in Westchester County, NY is the eastern terminus of the Tappan Zee Bridge connecting the New York State Thruway between Tarrytown and Nyack, NY. The Village of Tarrytown combines the charm of a river village with the excitement and energy of a downtown area complete with thriving businesses, restaurants and antique stores. This Westchester County suburb is serviced by Metro North's Hudson Division, the 25 miles to Grand Central Station in New York City is about 35 minutes.
Distance to NYC: 38 Miles
Area: 36.2 Square Miles
Greenburgh is located in lower Westchester County and covers 36.2 square miles comprised of the Unincorporated Area and 7 villages. Hartsdale is a Hamlet within the Unincorporated Area of Greenburgh. The Unincorporated Area is governed by a Town Board made up of the Supervisor and four Board Members. Each Village has its own Mayor and governance structure. Greenburgh offers a wide variety of neighborhoods and lifestyles. It’s location and proximity to New York City makes it an attractive destination for shopping, dining and living.
Distance to NYC: 22 Miles
Area: .06 Miles
The Village of Tuckahoe, located in the Town of Eastchester in Westchester County, NY began as a farming community and was later famous for its beautiful marble. The Tuckahoe Marble Quarry was a major marble producer for the world. This marble was used in many famous projects, including the New York City Hall, the Washington Memorial Arch at Washington Square Park, New York, the General Post Office in Washington, DC, St. Patrick's Cathedral and the main New York City Public Library, and even the bottom third of the Washington Monument in Washington, DC.