- County Seat
- White Plains is located in the center of Westchester County about 22 miles north of New York City.
- Incorporated in 1916.
- 49,653 (U.S. Census estimate, 1996)
- Median Household Income: $44,004 (1990 U.S. Census)
- Major Transportion Routes:
- Interstate 287
- Bronx River Parkway
- Route 22
- Hutchinson River Parkway
- Name: Derived from Quarropas, an Indian word meaning White Marshes.
- Full time mayor runs the city administration and sits on the seven-member common council.