The personal injury lawyers in Eastchester, NY, at Banville Law, would like to share some of the neighborhood's historical highlights.
Eastchester is located in the southern region of Westchester County, New York. The 3161.6-acre area is made up of Bronxville, Tuckahoe, and the CDP Eastchester. The Bronx River forms the western border, while the Hutchinson River Parkway creates some of the eastern edge along with Lake Innisfree. White Plains Road, the oldest road in Eastchester, runs through the town's center heading north and south.
Thomas Pell, a physician from Sussex, England, was granted land in the area and began with only ten families joining him in the area. Pell and the other families who migrated from Connecticut had dealt directly with the Native American Indians for the land. However, the Dutch would soon accuse Pell of trespassing, but in 1708 Queen Anne would grant a second patent for the area of land.
During the Amerian Revolution, the area did not see many battles and mainly stood as a farming community. The railroad in the 1840s brought development and reassigning of the two lines, with the formation of the following areas:
Within the town are several buildings that have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Some of the historic landmarks include:
As of the census in 2010, the neighborhood's population was 32,363, which was an increase of 3.3% since 2000. The racial makeup of the community was the following:
The annual household income for the town was $101,425 in 2007. As many as 63.4% of the residents have a four-year degree or higher. The occupational makeup of the working adults includes the following:
To continue to learn about the nearby neighborhoods: A Historical Look into Woodlawn Heights, NY
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