Mamaroneck

New York,10543

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Transportation:

The city is serviced by the Metro-North and Amtrak railroads and Westchester County's Bee-Line bus service. For more information about the Mamaroneck Metro-North Station. please click here to visit their website.

Local highways include I-95, the Hutchinson River Parkway "a.k.a. the Hutch", and I-287 is not far away.

About Mamaroneck, NY:

Mamaroneck is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 28,967 at the 2000 census. There are two villages contained within the town: Larchmont and the Village of Mamaroneck, (part of which is located in the Town of Rye). The majority of the town's land area is not within either village, constituting an unincorporated area, although a majority of the population lives within the villages.

The town of Mamaroneck was purchased from Native American Chief Wappaquewam and his brother Manhatahan by an Englishman named John Richbell in 1660. During the American Revolutionary War in 1776, the British loyalist William Lounsbury was attacked and killed by a group of revolutionaries led by John Flood. Several other skirmishes occurred that year between loyalists and revolutionaries. Famous historical figures who lived in Mamaroneck include Bishop William Heathcote DeLancey and novelist James Fenimore Cooper. Actor and choreographer Wayne Cilento lives in Mamaroneck, also. It was in Mamaroneck that James Fenimore Cooper wrote his first novel, Precaution. American artist Norman Rockwell attended secondary school in Mamaroneck, and donated one of his paintings to Mamaroneck High School. The painting now hangs in the school library. Noted Broadway actor and choreographer Wayne Cilento lives in Mamaroneck, also. Actor Matt Dillon is also from Mamaroneck. In 1910, the course at Winged Foot Golf Club was constructed. The Golf Club was the location of the 1997 PGA Championship and the 1929, 1959, 1974, 1984 and 2006 U.S. Open.

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