Westchester County, NY

With a population of over 900,000, Westchester County is located just north of New York City, at the southeastern tip of New York State. This area is considered one of the first suburbs to develop in the United States, offering green space and yards within reach of the city. Westchester connects to New York City via the Metro North commuter rail and a variety of interstates, making downtown accessible in about an hour. The county itself hosts a wide variety of attractions and activities, including several parks and nature preserves, museums, shopping, wineries, and restaurants. With several dozen public school districts and colleges/universities, Westchester also offers many education options for its residents.

Westchester County is home to six cities (Yonkers, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, White Plains, Peekskill and Rye) as well as a variety of smaller towns and villages. Housing options include a mix of condominiums, co-ops, and single family homes.