Best cities in Westchester County

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Ranked 1st best city in Westchester County

"Discovering Lewisboro"

- Nikki D. McMann
Situated in the northeastern part of Westchester County, Lewisboro is a town composed of 6 hamlets: Goldens Bridge, Cross River, Waccabuc, South Salem, Lewisboro Hamlet and Vista. Lewisboro is locate...
41.2673443961542 -73.5877664492658


Ranked 2nd best city in Westchester County

"A Town thats Transforming Itself into a Legend"

- SaraKaplan
Peekskill has really changed its name from one thought of as a crime-infested city, to one that now brings in creative people and entrepreneurs. It’s largely diverse and has a very proud Hispanic c...
41.2866914907172 -73.9299418160879


Ranked 3rd best city in Westchester County

"Tarrytown... a charming, lively & fun Hudson River Village....."

- Hans Schindhelm, Realtor - William Raveis Legends Realty Group
Distance to New York City: approximately 25 miles Size: approximately 3.7 square miles Overview Picturesque Tarrytown, meaning Wheat Town in Dutch, was founded around 1650 by Dutch settlers and...
41.0682825192894 -73.8532459852913


Ranked 4th best city in Westchester County

"Keeping Up with Katonah!"

- Karen Benvin Ransom
Where do I begin? Let's go to one of the Hamlets of the Town of Bedford - Katonah! If enjoying a stroll through this beautiful town and its unique shops and restaurants begins to pale you can then j...
41.2586 -73.6855


Ranked 5th best city in Westchester County

"Living in Bedford, NY"

- Nikki D. McMann
Distance to NYC: 47 miles Area: 39 square miles The Town of Bedford consists of three hamlets; Bedford Village, Katonah and Bedford Hills. Elegant country estates, horse farms, rural neighborhood...
41.1975154362258 -73.6447456858788


Ranked 6th best city in Westchester County

"Yonkers on 9/11/12"

- Jane McAfee
Yonkers now has its own 911 Memorial. A 38-foot rusted steel beam from the World Trade Center was dedicated on Tuesday 9/11/12 and has been permanently erected in the center of Conor Park on McLean Av...
40.9363971023745 -73.8510662910839


Ranked 7th best city in Westchester County

"Shopping Options"

- Wendy Alexander
Let's just say shopping here is great. From small clothing boutiques, to great jewelry stores,dry cleaning,florist,Space NK, Consignment shops and lots more.... I'm happy to answer any questions you...
40.9900803435877 -73.7783795803731
Briarcliff Manor
Ranked 8th best city in Westchester County

"A Hidden Gem"

- garyk
Briarcliff is a hidden gem as a small village surrounded by larger towns and cities. The "downtown" is well maintained with some great food and shopping where you'll soon become known as a regular cus...
41.1441949591257 -73.8328125750491
Ranked 9th best city in Westchester County

"Multi-faceted and promising"

- TracyD
Westchester County is known for its great affluence, but middle-income house-hunters will be pleased to stumble upon the town of Mount Pleasant, a collection of geographically desirable villages and h...
41.1043760572915 -73.7960058756808


Ranked 10th best city in Westchester County

"One of "America's Most Expensive Zip Codes" -Forbes Magazine"

- SaraKaplan
Bronxville is perhaps best known as a “college town”, as it's home to Sarah Larwence College and Concordia College, and you'll see lots of students bouncing around town, enjoying the sites or studying...
40.9392977071152 -73.827007452313


Ranked 11th best city in Westchester County

"Be Safe on the Sound in a Town Rich in Culture and Flare"

- SaraKaplan
When one tries to picture a Westchester town that’s built for the county’s upper and middle-class citizens, Larchmont is one that comes to mind. It’s one of the most expensive places in Westchester, c...
40.9225936569529 -73.7490829669249


Ranked 12th best city in Westchester County

"Great small town nestled up against the greatest city in the..."

- Arthur L. Scinta
Pelham is Westchester’s smallest town and conveys every bit of a small-town feel. It is a tightly-knit place with a strong sense of community. With a population of 12,000 (which has not changed in...
40.90983 -73.8078


Ranked 13th best city in Westchester County

"a combination of rural nature and sophistication"

- nataliaw
We moved to Chappaqua from the center of a large European megapolis. I have never lived in any environment with so many trees. and our daughter was only 10. We promised her that she will have a dog wh...
41.1780856821305 -73.7606401414125


Ranked 14th best city in Westchester County

"Enjoy Long Island Sound Right in the Heart of Westchester Co..."

- SaraKaplan
Mamaroneck is located on the Long Island Sound and contains village hamlets of Larchmont and the Village of Mamaroneck, both beautiful towns that offer many delights to its residents. Once populated b...
40.9440118386811 -73.7376588575958
White Plains
Ranked 15th best city in Westchester County

"Born and raised in White Plains, New York"

- Toni Chrystal
White Plains is a city like no other in Westchester County. We have suburban and urban neighborhoods. We have a diverse style of housing, as well as a diverse style of people. I always say "White...
41.0343 -73.7631
Ranked 16th best city in Westchester County

"A small and lovely suburb"

- TracyD
Eastchester is a town in lower Westchester which includes the villages of Tuckhoe and Bronxville. Within the town there is a large unincorporated area, also referred to as Eastchester. This unincorpor...
40.9526590081789 -73.8066510277115


Ranked 17th best city in Westchester County

"A Wonderful Community Village with Great Country Charm"

- SaraKaplan
The village of Harrison is contained within the town of Harrison, and so has access to the wonderful community to all who visit and live there. It’s a quaint country town that’s complete with a beaut...
40.9695 -73.7141
Mohegan Lake
Ranked 18th best city in Westchester County

"Your Own Private Lake, Within Reach of Civilization"

- SaraKaplan
Lake Mohegan is a little hamlet of the town of Yorktown, part of Cortlandt. It’s a quiet suburban area with the most traffic surrounding Rt. 6. You’ll find lots of shopping choices along Rt. 6, inc...
41.3208402481181 -73.8431966758476


Ranked 19th best city in Westchester County

"An interesting and affordable work-in-progress."

- Anjanette
Ossining is most definitely a town-in-progress. It has come a long way in recent years with the slow and steady process of gentrification and urban renewal. There are lovely old homes of modest to l...
41.1837105427551 -73.8417012230684
Mount Vernon
Ranked 20th best city in Westchester County

"Mount Vernon-A Great Urban-Suburban Compromise"

- JenniferW
I have lived here for 16 years and this town has many pros. We are right on two Metro North lines, and I have neighbors who also park at the subway in the northern Bronx to get to NYC. The wave poo...
40.9115388997252 -73.8279124557013
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