Place:Tarrytown, Westchester, New York, United States


Alt namesPhillipsburghsource:
Coordinates41.069°N 73.86°W
Located inWestchester, New York, United States
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Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, approximately north of Midtown Manhattan in New York City, and is served by a stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line. To the north of Tarrytown is the village of Sleepy Hollow (formerly "North Tarrytown"), to the south the village of Irvington and to the east unincorporated parts of Greenburgh. The Tappan Zee Bridge crosses the Hudson at Tarrytown, carrying the New York State Thruway (Interstates 87 and 287) to South Nyack, Rockland County and points in Upstate New York. The population was 11,860 at the 2020 census.

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The name of Phillipsburgh was generated by the building of Phillipsburgh Manor ca 1693 by Frederick Phillipse. The name Tarrytown seems to have been generated by wives whose husbands from across the Hudson River tended to "tarry" at the inns in Phillipsburgh. The name of Tarrytown became ensconced by the time of the American exact date found.