Bedford Hills, New York

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Bedford Hills
—  Hamlet & CDP  —
Bedford Hills, New York is located in New York
Bedford Hills
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 41°14′12″N 073°41′40″W / 41.23667°N 73.69444°W / 41.23667; -73.69444Coordinates: 41°14′12″N 073°41′40″W / 41.23667°N 73.69444°W / 41.23667; -73.69444[1]
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyWestchester County
TownTown of Bedford
Area[2]
 • Total1.01 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land1.01 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1]341 ft (104 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total3,001
 • DensityBad rounding here3,000/sq mi (Bad rounding here1,100/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code10507
Area code914
FIPS code[2][4]36-05342
GNIS feature ID[4]943491
 
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Bedford Hills
—  Hamlet & CDP  —
Bedford Hills, New York is located in New York
Bedford Hills
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 41°14′12″N 073°41′40″W / 41.23667°N 73.69444°W / 41.23667; -73.69444Coordinates: 41°14′12″N 073°41′40″W / 41.23667°N 73.69444°W / 41.23667; -73.69444[1]
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyWestchester County
TownTown of Bedford
Area[2]
 • Total1.01 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land1.01 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1]341 ft (104 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total3,001
 • DensityBad rounding here3,000/sq mi (Bad rounding here1,100/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code10507
Area code914
FIPS code[2][4]36-05342
GNIS feature ID[4]943491

Bedford Hills is an unincorporated hamlet in the Town of Bedford, Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 3,001 at the 2010 census, which lists the community as a census designated place.[3]

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History

When the railroad was built in 1847, Bedford Hills was known as Bedford Station. Bedford Hills extends from a business center at the railroad station to farms and estates, eastward along Harris, Babbitt and Bedford Center Roads and south along the Route 117 business corridor up to Mt. Kisco. Bedford Hills is the seat of government of the Town of Bedford. The Town House, built in 1927, and Town buildings containing the Police Department and Town offices are located in Bedford Hills.[citation needed]

Old Bedford Hills Station

The Richard H. Mandel House, designed by Edward Durell Stone, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[5]

Bedford Hills is the site of Stepping Stones, the historic home of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill W. and his wife Lois Burnham Wilson, founder of Al-Anon/Alateen. The home, located at 62 Oak Road in Katonah, is on the National Register of Historic Places, and has become a tour destination for members of 12-Step organizations.[citation needed]

Also located within Bedford Hills is Nino's Restaurant which is famous for its high-end celebrity clientele.[citation needed]

Geography

Bedford Hills is located at 41°14′12″N 073°41′40″W / 41.23667°N 73.69444°W / 41.23667; -73.69444 (41.2367613, -73.6945751) and its elevation is 341 feet (104 m).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Bedford Hills has a total area of 1.006 square miles (2.61 km2), all land.[2]

Education

Bedford Hills Elementary School is a PreK-5 school which many children in the town attend.[citation needed]

The Bedford Hills Free Library is located in Bedford Hills and is a member of the Westchester Library System.[citation needed]

Local media

The Record-Review, a weekly newspaper, reports on local issues in Katonah, Bedford, Bedford Hills and Pound Ridge. The newspaper began publishing in 1995. The Record-Review web site is www.record-review.com.[citation needed]

Centennial

In May 2010, Bedford Hills celebrated its centennial with a number of community-wide events, including a scavenger hunt and a pie baking contest.[citation needed]

Notable residents

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