White Plains, New York
White Plains is a city
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 and the county seat
County seat
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 of Westchester County, New York
Westchester County, New York
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, United States. It is located in south-central Westchester, about 4 miles (6 km) east of the Hudson River
Hudson River
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 and 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Long Island Sound
Long Island Sound
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. It is bordered to the north by the town of North Castle
North Castle, New York
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, to the north and east by the town/village of Harrison
Harrison, New York
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, to the south by the town/village of Scarsdale
Scarsdale, New York
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 and to the west by the town of Greenburgh
Greenburgh, New York
Greenburgh is a town in the western part of Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 88,400 at the 2010 census. Paul J. Feiner has been the Town Supervisor since 1991.-History:...


As of the 2010 U.S. census, the city had a total population of 56,853.