Made up of the villages of Pleasantville and Pocantico Hills and the hamlets of Hawthorne, Pocantico Hills, Thornwood, and Valhalla, Mount Pleasant offers its residents a strong community and convenience.
It's pleasant to live in Mount Pleasant. Whether you want a classic main street, incredible parks, or convenience to everything, Mt. Pleasant has exactly what you're looking for.
Residents living in Hawthorne, Mt. Pleasant, and Thornwood attend Mt. Pleasant Central School District. Valhalla residents attend Valhalla School District. Pocantico Hills offers K-8 and its residents then attend Sleepy Hollow, Briarcliff, or Pleasantville High Schools. Westchester Community College and New York Medical College are also located in Mt. Pleasant
Conveniently located near the center of Westchester County. Mt. Pleasant has 3 MetroNorth stops, Valhalla, Hawthorne, and Thornwood. It's also located right off of the Taconic State Parkway and I-287 making for easy drives.
There is no shortage of outdoor activities in Mt. Pleasant. From biking across the Kensico Dam, to hiking in Rockefeller State Park, or playing on one of their many playgrounds, you can always find something to do. Their recreation department puts on many year round programs for residents of all ages.
Mt. Pleasant is home to Westchester's North60, a unique biotech campus to be built over the next few years. Already home to New York Medical College, Mt. Pleasant is poised to be one of the leading biotechnology centers in the next few years.
450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.
Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.
Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.
Westchester County’s various incentives help support startups, assist not-for-profits, and promote economic development through creating, attracting and retaining jobs, and more.
Sales tax exemptions on new construction, expansion or renovation projects, or the acquisition of new equipment, and more help companies grow and prosper.
Westchester County offers programs and services to assist and incentivize businesses.
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.
Westchester works to encourage, promote and increase participation of business enterprises owned and controlled by persons of color or women.
This new community investment tool established by Congress in 2017 encourages long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.
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.