Greenburgh, New York

Greenburgh: Town

About

Greenburgh is a town located in the county of Westchester in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 88,400 and a population density of 943 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 90,543 inhabitants.

The town was created 236 years ago in 1787.

Greenburgh is a town in Westchester County, New York located about 30 minutes north of New York City. With a population around 90,000, it is a bustling suburban community.

History of Greenburgh

The town of Greenburgh dates back to the late 17th century when it was still wilderness and farmland. The area was slowly settled and developed over the next centuries.

Greenburgh was officially established in 1788 and named after a family called the Greenburgs who owned land in the area. By the mid-1900s, Greenburgh transformed into a commuter suburb of NYC with the construction of the Sprain Brook Parkway.

Major Features

Some major features of Greenburgh include:

  • The Greenburgh Nature Center, a preserve with trails and eco-education
  • Westchester Hills Cemetery, a historic cemetery established in 1851
  • The Belden Hill and McKinley Heights neighborhoods
  • The Saw Mill River, a key waterway running through the town
  • The Cross Westchester Expressway that connects to NYC

Things to Do

Popular activities in Greenburgh include:

  • Hiking and nature programs at the Greenburgh Nature Center
  • Golfing at places like the Dunwoodie Golf Course
  • Shopping at the Shops at Nanuet or Hartsdale Shopping Center
  • Visiting historic sites like the Irvington Presbyterian Church
  • Events and classes at the Greenburgh Public Library

In summary, Greenburgh provides a small town atmosphere just outside New York City, with beautiful neighborhoods, nature preserves, and plentiful amenities.

Greenburgh locator map
Location of Greenburgh on New York map.

Quick Facts about Greenburgh

Population : 90,543 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Westchester County
Postal code : 10607
Phone Area Codes : 914
Area : 93.7 km2
Official name : Greenburgh
Altitude : 171 feet / 52 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1788 (236 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:58:36 (15th June 2024)
Density : 966 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.37% (2010-2020)
Outside Greenburgh Town Hall image
Outside Greenburgh Town Hall
Outside Greenburgh Town Hall image

Geography

Greenburgh is located at 41°1'58"N 73°50'34"W (41.0328700, -73.8429100).

Greenburgh map

Demographics

The population of Greenburgh increased by 2.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 88,400 - census
2011 89,118 0.81% estimation process
2012 90,150 1.14% estimation process
2013 90,617 0.52% estimation process
2014 90,843 0.25% estimation process
2015 91,104 0.29% estimation process
2016 91,711 0.66% estimation process
2017 91,797 0.09% estimation process
2018 91,495 -0.33% estimation process
2019 91,261 -0.26% estimation process
2020 90,543 -0.79% estimation process

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People born in Greenburgh (3)

People born in Greenburgh, including militiaman Isaac Van Wart, politician Nathaniel Holmes Odell, basketball player David Haughton, .

List

Schools in Greenburgh

College & universities near Greenburgh, NY

Code Name City ZIP
485801 Westchester School for Dental Assistant Elmsford (NY) 10523
193016 Mercy College Dobbs Ferry (NY) 10522
475404 New York School of Esthetics & Day Spa white plains (NY) 10606-1207
197285 The College of Westchester White Plains (NY) 10606-1200
197294 SUNY Westchester Community College Valhalla (NY) 10595

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Greenburgh, NY

Code Name Address Type
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Greenburgh

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ardsley Post Office Ardsley (NY) 10502
Ardsley On Hudson Post Office Ardsley on Hudson (NY) 10503
Dobbs Ferry Post Office Dobbs Ferry (NY) 10522
Elmsford Post Office Elmsford (NY) 10523
Irvington Post Office Irvington (NY) 10533

Other cities in Westchester County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Westchester County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Yonkers 200,040 The second most populous city in Westchester County, New York.
New Rochelle 80,973 A city in Westchester County, New York.
Mount Vernon 68,628 The most populous city in Westchester County, New York.
White Plains 58,286 The most populous city in Westchester County, New York.
Rye 46,100 A town in Westchester County, New York.
Ossining 37,551 Town in Westchester County, New York, United States
Yorktown 35,988 Town in New York
Eastchester 32,617 Census-designated place in the town of Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, United States
Spring Valley 32,258 Village in New York, United States
Mamaroneck 29,343 Town in Westchester County, New York
Harrison 28,959 Community (coterminous town-village) in Westchester County, New York
Port Chester 28,857 Village in Westchester County, New York
Peekskill 24,087 City in Westchester County, New York, United States
Somers 21,476 Town in New York, US
Scarsdale 17,785 Town and village in Westchester County, New York, United States
Bedford 17,450 Town in Westchester County, New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Greenburgh distances to largest New York cities