Distance to NYC: 24 miles
Area: 10.4 square miles
White Plains is situated in the center of Westchester county at the crossroads of all major transportation. Just 10 miles square, it has two Metro North stations, is just 15 minutes from the county airport and 24 miles from Manhattan. White Plains has a population of 57,000. White Plains is a winning combination of old and new. A community rich in history, where the Declaration of Independence was read, making White Plains the birthplace of New York State. Fine old neighborhoods and spectacular new high rises offer a variety of living styles. As a corporate home to many Fortune 500 companies, White Plains offers varied employment opportunities. Yet the quality of life is thoughtfully preserved through carefully planned growth and expert management of this mini-metropolis. White Plains is the seat of Westchester County's Government and Court facilities. Additionally, outstanding corporate and retail establishments give White Plains the lowest real estate taxes in the county. White Plains is the leading retail center for Westchester County. All of the nationally known department stores can be found in this bustling city: Neiman-Marcus, Bloomingdales- the new "Westchester" featuring Nordstrom's and Tiffany's as well as the Galleria with Macy's.