Chappaqua

Chappaqua /ˈtʃæpəkwɑː/ is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of New Castle, in northern Westchester County, New York. It is on 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) of land on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles (50 km) north of New York City. The hamlet is served by the Chappaqua station of the Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line. In the New York State Legislature it is within the New York State Assembly’s 93rd district and the New York Senate’s 40th district. In Congress the village is in New York’s 17th District.

Chappaqua was founded by a group of Quakers in the 1730s and was the home of Horace Greeley, New-York Tribune editor and U.S. congressman. Since the late 1990s, President Bill and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have lived there.

Location of Chappaqua, New York
Coordinates (Downtown): 41°9′32″N 73°46′20″WCoordinates: 41°9′32″N 73°46′20″W
Country United States
State New York
Region Hudson Valley
County Westchester
Town New Castle
Seat New Castle Town Hall
41°9′19″N 73°46′28″W
320 ft (98 m)
Government
• Town Supervisor Robert Greenstein
• Town Board

Adam Brodsky Elise Mottel Lisa Katz Jason Chapin

Area
• Total 0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)
• Land 0.45 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 330 ft (100 m)
Population (2010) 1,436
• Density 3,191.1/sq mi (1,232.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
• Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 10514
Area code(s) 914 (Exchange: 238)
GNIS feature ID 946393
FIPS code 36-13805
River Saw Mill
Website www.mynewcastle.org

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chappaqua,_New_York

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