Situated in the Hudson Valley, Westchester County is one of the centrally located counties within the New York metropolitan area, consisting of 48 municipalities. The county is positioned with New York City, Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, and Long Island Sound to its south; Putnam County to its north; Fairfield County, Connecticut to its east; and Rockland County and Bergen County, New Jersey across the Hudson River to the west.
Westchester County has 6 cities, 19 towns, and 23 villages. A town may have from zero to multiple villages. As well, a village can be located in more than one town, as two of Westchester’s villages are.
Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill
Rye, White Plains, Yonkers
Bedford, Cortlandt, Eastchester, Greenburgh, Harrison, Lewisboro, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Mount Pleasant, New Castle, North CAstle, North Salem, Ossining, Pound Ridge, Scarsdale, Somers, Yorktown
Ardsley, Briarcliff Manor, Bronxville, Buchanan, Croton-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Ossining, Pelham Manor, Pelham, Pleasantville, Port Chester, Rye Brook, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe
Train Station & Transportation:
Metro North Railroad, Amtrak, Westchester County Bee-Line Bus Services, Westchester Airport, Major Highways and Roads
Originally home to Native Americans, who were members of the Lenape tribe, it is today a rich mix of many cultures and landscapes.
40+ specialized departments make up the county government
Area Code: 914
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