Creative Croton

Croton-on-Hudson is a family-friendly village that takes advantage of its namesake river. With many parks, a charming downtown, and a rich history of arts and culture, Croton-on-Hudson is a small yet mighty village that offers vibrant living.

Population

8125

Established

1898

Median House or Condo Value

$599,999

Parkland

12 parks

Opportunities in Croton-On-Hudson

With its strategic location on the Hudson, it's no surprise that Croton has long been a destination for artists, business leaders, and families alike.

Culture

From Pete Seeger's Clearwater music and environmental festival to the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze, there are many annual events that bring together the community. Every season offers an exciting opportunity for the community to come together.

Parks & Recreation

Whether you're spending a day at the beach, hiking, playing a game, or even sailing, you're bound to find some fun in one of Croton's many parks. Take in beautiful river views and historic sites in the great outdoors.

Getting Around

With Amtrak and MetroNorth stopping in Croton-on-Hudson, you truly can go anywhere from this small village. Just a 45 minute train ride from Grand Central, Croton is a great commuting hub. Five different Amtrak routes stop here linking you to the entire Country and even Canada.

History

Croton-on-Hudson has a rich history dating back several millennia. Artifacts have been found there that date back to 7000 BCE. It is also home to Van Cortlandt Manor, a 17th century house and property, that visitors can still visit today.

Call Westchester Home

Whether you’re looking for an historic home on the countryside, a modern luxury apartment in a thriving downtown, or something in between, you’ll find it in Westchester.

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450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.

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Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.

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Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.

Our Incentives

Westchester County’s various incentives help support startups, assist not-for-profits, and promote economic development through creating, attracting and retaining jobs, and more.

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Industrial Development Agency

Sales tax exemptions on new construction, expansion or renovation projects, or the acquisition of new equipment, and more help companies grow and prosper.

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Local Development Corporation

Since its inception in 2012, we’ve assisted not-for-profit organizations in securing tax-exempt bond financing benefits totaling over $400 million—at no cost or risk to the taxpayers of Westchester County.

Our Programs

Westchester County offers programs and services to assist and incentivize businesses.

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Element 46 Incubator

The new Element 46 Incubator program kicked off in 2019 to inspire and support entrepreneurial talent and the development of new businesses in the County. Nearly a hundred business leaders will serve as mentors to startups, offering their expertise, time, and support.

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Minority and Women-Owned Business Program

Westchester works to encourage, promote and increase participation of business enterprises owned and controlled by persons of color or women.

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Opportunity Zones

This new community investment tool established by Congress in 2017 encourages long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.

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Service-Disabled Veteran - Owned Business Program

Westchester encourages and supports eligible SDVOBs to play a greater role in the state's economy by increasing their participation in New York State's contracting opportunities.

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Disadvantaged Business Program

This federally regulated program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

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