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Briarcliff Manor, New York
Briarcliff Manor, New York (New York)
Briarcliff Manor, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 41°8′39″N 73°50′29″W / 41.14417, -73.84139
Country United States
State New York
County Westchester
Area
 - Total 6.7 sq mi (17.3 km²)
 - Land 5.9 sq mi (15.3 km²)
 - Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km²)
Elevation 249 ft (76 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 7,696
 - Density 1,298.9/sq mi (501.5/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 10510
Area code(s) 914
FIPS code 36-08103
GNIS feature ID 0969912

Briarcliff Manor is a village in Westchester County in the state of New York. It is shared between the towns of Mount Pleasant and Ossining, and lies entirely within the ZIP code of 10510. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 7,696, over 93% of whom lived in the Town of Ossining. The town is known for its award-winning school district (ranked 94th nationally as a public school system) and is home to a campus of Pace University. It was also the former home of The King's College, as well as the former site of the exclusive Briarcliff Lodge (early 1900s). Briarcliff is the site of the Trump National Golf Course (formerly Briar Hall Country Club), owned by the real-estate mogul Donald Trump. The village motto is a Village between Two Rivers. In 2005, the Middle School was named a Blue Ribbon School. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... 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Geography

Briarcliff Manor is located at 41°8′39″N, 73°50′29″W (41.144033, -73.841340)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 17.3 km² (6.7 sq mi). 15.4 km² (5.9 sq mi) of it is land and 1.9 km² (0.8 sq mi) of it (11.24%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 7,696 people, 2,435 households, and 1,996 families residing in the village. The population density was 501.1/km² (1,298.9/sq mi). There were 2,501 housing units at an average density of 162.8/km² (422.1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the village was 90.74% White, 1.73% African American, 0.05% Native American, 5.44% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.95% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.13% of the population. The village's houses of worship include Briarcliff Congregational Church, Scarborough Presbyterian, All Saints Episcopal, St. Theresa's, Holy Innocents Anglican, and Faith Lutheran Brethren Church. St Mary's Episcopal Church, Congregational Sons of Israel (CSI). Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,435 households out of which 44.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.16. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $133,272, and the median income for a family was $157,607. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $61,208 for females. The per capita income for the village was $58,646. About 0.8% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Neighborhoods

  • The Tree Streets are a network of streets named after trees, such as Satinwood, Larch, & Oak. They are popular trick or treating sites for the local youth. Some of the oldest houses in the town lie on these streets, with the exception of Satinwood, the newest of the tree streets, which has the newest and biggest houses. This is with the exception of a refined farm house which although big, is one of the oldest houses in the town.
  • North State Road is a street with apartment buildings, co-ops, single family homes and businesses. The Wyndcrest condominium development is in this area.
  • The Crossroads area consists of several streets named after local World War II veterans including Schrade Road, Hazelton Circle, Matthes Road, and Dunn Lane. The area also includes Whitson Road, Fuller Road and a few others. Whitson and Schrade roads have an entrance to Neighborhood Park which has a baseball field, basketball hoop, and swings.
  • Downtown, commonly referred to as Town, is the closest thing to a "main street" in Briarcliff Manor. Briarcliff's "main street" is Pleasantville Road. It is home to the Briarcliff Manor Police & Fire Department as well as a number of commercial establishments. Farther along the road are the Briarcliff High School and Briarcliff Middle School, though they are not technically in the village. The elementary school, Todd School, is located on Ingham Road, which intersects with Pleasantville Road. Todd Lane, the older portion of Carleton Ave up to the 9A entrance and Horsechestnut are part of the the village.
  • Long Hill Road stretches a long distance across Briarcliff. Many nice houses can be found on this road, as well as on the roads that branch off of it, such as Law Road, Elm Road,Tuttle, Ridgecrest Road, Holly Place, Cottonwood Lane, Hirst Road, and Cedar Drive East and West. Ridgecrest Road roads boasts incredible river views.
  • Rosecliff is a development of similar houses in the south-west corner of Briarcliff Manor. The whole part of the complex was built in the "Wilderness". While a part of Briarcliff, it has a gate blocking its front entrance.
  • Meadowbrook Farm is an area that falls under the postal and school systems of Briarcliff but is not governed under the village, rather by the Town of Mount Pleasant. The newer portion of Carleton Avenue(extended in the early 1980's) Pea Pond Lane, Patricia Lane, Pine Hill Court and Fox Run Road are some streets in this area.

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Other Significant Areas

  • Scarborough is a hamlet almost entirely in Briarcliff Manor along the Hudson River that has a post office and train station on the Metro North Hudson Line. This is not incorporated in Briarcliff's School District. During the early 20th century families such as the Vanderbilts, Astors, and Rockefellers entertained guests on their "country" estates with sweeping river views in the Scarborough area.
  • Chilmark is a residential community along with a shopping center that is on the northern end of Briarcliff. The shopping center includes a supermarket, Carvel ice cream store, pharmacy, Radio Shack, pizzeria, and other select stores. The name of the area comes from the castle-like Chilmark Mansion. Like Scarborough, Chilmark is not incorporated in Briarcliff's School District. Children from this neighborhood fall under the Ossining School District's jurisdiction.
  • Both Chilmark and Scarborough enjoy the use of Briarcliff Manor Recreation.

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Points of Interest

  • The Edith Macy Conference Center, an internationally important conference and training facility owned by the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is in Briarcliff Manor.
  • Much of James Patterson's 2005 novel Honeymoon takes place in Briarcliff Manor (where Patterson owns a house and lives for part of the year[1]). Nora Sinclair is having one of multiple relationships with Connor Brown, a man who owns an 11,000 square foot Colonial in the village. The village is described in detail (especially Pleasantville Road). There is also some reference to the nearby village of Pleasantville.
  • Portions of the movie "Super Troopers," "Private Parts," "Bed of Roses," and "American Gangster" were filmed in Briarcliff.[citation needed]
  • Artie Lange, the sidekick of Howard Stern, got his start spinning records at 107.1 in Briarcliff Manor.[citation needed]
  • Portions of the movie American Gangster filmed here, notably the mansion purchased by Frank Lucas located between Rt. 9 and Trump International Golf Course in the Scarborough section of town.

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See also

Briarcliff High School is a school in Briarcliff Manor, New York. ...

External links

  • Briarcliff Manor, New York is at coordinates 41°08′39″N 73°50′29″W / 41.144033, -73.84134Coordinates: 41°08′39″N 73°50′29″W / 41.144033, -73.84134

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