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Bedford Corners, New York

Bedford Corners, New York
Unincorporated community
Bedford Corners, New York
Location of Bedford Corners in New York

Coordinates: 41°11′51″N 73°43′11″W / 41.19750°N 73.71972°W / 41.19750; -73.71972Coordinates: 41°11′51″N 73°43′11″W / 41.19750°N 73.71972°W / 41.19750; -73.71972

Country United States
State New York
County Westchester
Town Bedford
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 10549[1]
Area code(s) 914
FIPS code 36-36119
Historic names Sutton Corners
Bedford Four Corners
Succabone Corners[1]
[2]

Bedford Corners is a hamlet in the southeastern corner of the Town of Bedford in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is the newest of 4 hamlets in Bedford along with historical Katonah, Bedford Hills and the founding village of Bedford Village —established over 300 years ago when the area was contested between Greenwich, Connecticut and Westchester County around 1700. The famous Bedford Oak tree is at least 175 years old. Westchester County ranks number two (number one being Manhattan) for wealthiest counties in New York State and the seventh wealthiest county nationally.

Geography

Bedford Corners is surrounded to the northeast by Bedford Village, the northwest by Bedford Hills and the southwest by the village of Mount Kisco, with which it shares a post-office and zip code.[1] The area is very hilly with rocky terrain and substantial native hardwood deciduous trees.

Community

The area is nearly 100% residential homes with a concentration of commercial activity along South Bedford Road (State Route 117) along the Mt. Kisco border and North Bedford Road, which has a major shopping center including a Target Department store and 10 other smaller stores. The area is served by three commuter rail Metro North train stations—Bedford Hills, Katonah and Mount Kisco—with regular service on the Metro North Harlem Line to New York's Grand Central Terminal approximately 40 miles south. Bedford Corners is 12 miles from the Westchester County Airport also known as "White Plains Airport" designated airport code "HPN". The City of White Plains lies 16 miles south of Bedford Corners. Stonecrest was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[3]

Notable natives and residents

Notable natives and residents of the Town of Bedford, many of whom reside in Bedford Corners, include:

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