The first settlers of European extraction came to the region located along the Ganargua River, just west of present-day Palmyra.
Clockwise from top: The Tappan Zee Bridge and replacement; Mamaroneck Harbor; Philipsburg Manor; downtown White Plains; downtown Scarsdale; shops in Katonah; the New Croton Dam; Getty Square in Yonkers The county seat is the city of White Plains.
Its location during the early westward expansion of the United States, on an international border and in a fertile farming region, has contributed to a rich cultural and economic history.
Two world religions sprung from within its borders, and its inhabitants played important roles in abolitionism in the years leading up to the American Civil War.
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