Westchester County, New York
Westchester County is a county in New York State, at the northern border of New York City. A million people live there. It acts as a suburb of New York, with many of its residents commuting to jobs there. The largest city is Yonkers, and other important cities include White Plains and New Rochelle. The County shares borders with Putnam County to the north, and Fairfield County, Connecticut to the East. The Hudson River is on the west.
|Etymology: Chester in England|
|Founded||November 1, 1683|
|County seat||White Plains|
|• County Executive||George Latimer (D)|
|• Total||500 sq mi (1,280 km2)|
|• Land||430 sq mi (1,100 km2)|
|• Water||69 sq mi (180 km2)|
|• Density||2,000/sq mi (800/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (North American EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||16th, 17th|
|GNIS feature ID||974157|
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