Eastchester

Eastchester is a town in southern Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 32,363 at the 2010 census. There are two villages within the town: Bronxville and Tuckahoe. The town contains a census-designated place also named Eastchester.

The town’s primary and secondary schools include Cottle Elementary, Waverly Elementary, Anne Hutchinson Elementary, Greenvale Elementary, Immaculate Conception School, Chapel School, St. Joseph School, Eastchester Middle School, Tuckahoe Middle School, Eastchester High School, Tuckahoe High School, and Bronxville School (K-12).

Communities in Eastchester include Lake Isle, Twin Lakes, California Ridge, Hickory Hills, Huntley Estates, Chester Heights, The North End, The Industrial Sector, Green Knolls, Garth Road, Waverly Heights, Bronxville Manor

Description: The Town of Eastchester, which includes the incorporated villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe, is about 5 miles south of White Plains and 20 miles north of New York City.

Area: 3.26 square miles

Schools: Eastchester Union Free School District, District 1 – 793-6130; Tuckahoe School District, District 2 – 337-5376; Bronxville Schools – 337-5600.

Library: Eastchester Public Library, 11 Oak Ridge Place, Tuckahoe; Bronxville Public Library, 201 Pondfield Road, Bronxville.

Train Station: Crestwood, Tuckahoe, Bronxville stations are on the Harlem Line of the Metro-North railroad.

Major Transportation Routes: Town is nestled between the Hutchinson River and the Bronx River parkways; Route 22 goes through middle of town.

History: Eastchester, settled in 1664, initially stretched through Mount Vernon and into the Bronx. In 1700, present-day Eastchester and part of Mount Vernon were bought from Native Americans. Mount Vernon broke away in 1892.

Government: Town supervisor, five member town board.

Area Code: 914

Electricity: Con Edison

Cable television: Cablevision of Westchester / Verizon FIOS

Water: United Water, New Rochelle

Hospital: Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville

Official Eastchester Website

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