Welcome to the Oldest Town

The county’s oldest town, dating to 1654. Pelham offers an easy commute and a strong school system. The Town is divided into two villages: Pelham to the north and Pelham Manor below it. They both boast tight-knit communities and walkable neighborhoods.





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Opportunities in Pelham

Pelham boasts a diversity of people economically, ethnically and professionally. A great place to live for community oriented folks who like to be close to the big city.


The Pelham Union Free School District’s approximately 2,800 students live in the villages of Pelham and Pelham Manor. The town has no buses so most students walk to school. The district has implemented the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme.


With easy access to the Hutchinson River Parkway and Interstate 95, Pelham is 17 miles from Midtown. The rush-hour commute on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven line between Pelham and Grand Central Terminal takes 27 to 35 minutes


Art lovers can enjoy the offerings of the Pelham Art Center, Pelham Children’s Theater and the historic, single-screen Picture House cinema.

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.


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.


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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