Place:Chappaqua, Westchester, New York, United States

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NameChappaqua
TypeCommunity
Coordinates41.166°N 73.765°W
Located inWestchester, New York, United States
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Chappaqua is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of New Castle, in northern Westchester County, New York. It is on of land on the east bank of the Hudson River, about north of New York City. The hamlet is served by the Chappaqua station of the Metro-North Railroad's Harlem Line. In the New York State Legislature it is within the New York State Assembly's 93rd district and the New York Senate's 40th district. In Congress the village is in New York's 17th District.

Chappaqua was founded by a group of Quakers in the 1730s and was the home of Horace Greeley, New-York Tribune editor and U.S. congressman. Since the late 1990s, former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have lived there.

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