Welcome to Westchester!
Created by an act of the New York General Assembly in Westchester is an area of over 457 square miles, a terrain of rolling hills, and a suburban lifestyle influenced by it's neighbor to the south New York City. The southern portion of the county is a heavily populated urban area while the northern still maintains it rural character.

HISTORY: The First 300 Years (1683-1983).


Department of Planning, Westchester County, New York

The American Local History Network is a central point of entry to independent web sites with historical or genealogical content.

Hi, my name is Pat Cieslinski and I'm the Administrator for The American Local History Network's Westchester County New York site. Volunteers are needed to coordinate the cities and towns within Westchester and/or submit historical data. If you would like to volunteer or would like more information on how you can participate, please email me.

I'm depending on you for comments and suggestions. Let me know what you would like included that would help you in your research.

This site is currently under construction, so please stop back often to see what's new.

CHAPPAQUA,Hamlet,Town of New Castle
PLEASANTVILLE, Village, Town of Mt. Pleasant,
Complete Text of Incorporation and 1897
List of Surnames Associated with Incorporation
TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT,
1888 City Directory of Hawthorne & Valhalla
CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE,
1898 Huguenot Memorial Surnames
CITY OF WHITE PLAINS
CITY OF YONKERS,Christ Church (Episcopal)
(1919 Births, Burials, Confirmation, Marriages)





Westchester Administrator: Pat Cieslinski
NY State Administrator: Deb Axtman

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