White Plains, New York

White Plains, New York

Northern America

White Plains is the county seat of the State of New York, United States. It is located in south central Westchester, about 4 miles (6 km) east of the Hudson River and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of Long Island Sound. It is bordered to the north by the town of North Castle, to the north and east by the town / town of Harrison, to the south by the town / town of Scarsdale, and to the west by the town of Greenburgh. In the 2000 United States Census, the city had a total population of 53,077, while the 2006 census estimate places the city’s population at 57,081.1 White Plains is one of the leading cities that have developed outside of New York City. According to the city government, the population from Monday to Friday during the day is estimated at 250,000.


According to the Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28 square kilometers (10.8 mi²), of which 26.9 square kilometers (10.4 mi²) is land and 6 square kilometers (2.3 mi²) (21.42%) is water.


According to the Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28 square kilometers (10.8 mi²), of which 26.9 square kilometers (10.4 mi²) is land and 6 square kilometers (2.3 mi²) (21.42%) is water.

Historical and cultural attractions

  • Aqueduct and footpath in Old Croton
  • Thomas Paine National Historical Association, in New Rochelle
  • Jacob Purdy House, White Plains
  • Timothy Knapp House, Rye
  • Ferncliff Cemetery, in Hartsdale
  • Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville
  • Performing Arts Center, at Purchase College, Purchase
  • Jay Heritage Center, John Jay’s Historic Family Estate, in Rye
  • Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill
  • Ever Rest, historic home of painter Jasper Francis Cropsey, in Hastings-on-Hudson
  • Yonkers Racecourse, in Yonkers
  • Union Church, in Pocantico Hills
  • Donald Kendall Sculpture Gardens at PepsiCo, Inc. World Headquarters in Purchase
  • Kykuit, historic home that is part of the Rockefeller family estate, founded by John D. Rockefeller, in Sleepy Hollow
  • Lyndhurst, historic neo gothic house in Tarrytown
  • Neuberger Arete Museum, at Purchase College, Purchase
  • The Square House Museum in Rye
  • Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
  • Westchester Jazz Orchestra, at Mount Kisco
  • Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra, White Plains
  • Croton Gorge Park
  • Philipsburg Manor, Historic Site, in Sleepy Hollow
  • Playland, the only government-owned and operated amusement park in the United States, in Rye
  • Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Yonkers
  • Sunnyside, historic home of author Washington Irving, in Tarrytown
  • Tarrytown Music Hall, in Tarrytown
  • Emelin Theater, in Mamaroneck
  • Irvington Town Hall Theater, in Irvington, built in 1902

City of Whittier

City of Whittier. Town located in the extreme northwest of Alaska, which has only 220 residents. The funny thing is that practically everyone lives in the same building.


It is located in the extreme northwest in the Valdez-Córdova Census Area in the US state of Alaska, about 100 km from Anchorage, the capital of its state. It is next to a bay where the water does not freeze in winter so you can navigate.


In the 2010 Census it had a population of 220 residents and a population density of 4.29 people per km². The city is known because almost all of its population lives in the same building. Composed of 69.55% White, 0.45% African American, 5.45% Amerindian, 7.73% Asian, 3.18% Pacific Islander, 0.45% other races, and 13.18% belonged to two or more races. Of the total population, 5% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.


The population that lives in this city building covers all their needs without leaving the premises since it has hospital, police, parish, mayor’s office, shopping, etc. services.


It is a construction known as the Begich Towers, which provided refuge for a vast number of soldiers from a former military barracks at the time of the Cold War.

Geographical data

Whittier is located at coordinates 60 ° 46′36 ″ N 148 ° 39′53 ″ W. According to the United States Census Bureau, Whittier has a total area of 51.24 km², of which 31.79 km² correspond to land and (37.96%) 19.45 km² is water.


It has an annual rainfall of 5,024.12 mm. It is the wettest city in Alaska and the United States. It is located in the extreme north of the humid temperate forest.

White Plains, New York