Place:Greenville, Westchester, New York, United States


Coordinates40.999°N 73.82°W
Located inWestchester, New York, United States
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Greenville, commonly known as Edgemont, is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 7,116 at the 2010 census. Some of its residents refer to it as Edgemont and that is the name of its school district.

It is an ethnically diverse inner suburb of New York City, lying north of Columbus Circle. It is a partial bedroom community, with some of its residents working in Midtown Manhattan. Other workplaces of Greenville residents are in the offices and factories of White Plains, Yonkers, The Bronx, Rockland County, New York or Stamford, Connecticut, as well as many businesses and hospitals in southern Westchester County. The hamlet was originally ethnic Jewish and Italian, but is now ethnically diverse. Its main street is Central Park Avenue. Its populated with strip malls, gas stations and outlet stores and caters mainly to shoppers from Yonkers and The Bronx.

The limits of the CDP are essentially defined by the areas served by the Edgemont Union Free School District and the Greenville Fire Department, whose areas slightly differ.

Greenville was originally a development designed by different architects for summer homes for Manhattanites. With its antique colonial homes and outstanding schools, it is an option for those seeking to move from New York City. Metro-North trains are accessible via the Scarsdale and Hartsdale train stations, and they run 25–46 minutes to Grand Central Terminal, depending on if one has an express or local train.

In March 2018, Bloomberg ranked Greenville as the 22nd wealthiest place in the United States, and the third wealthiest in New York.

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