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Overview of Peekskill

Located about 50 miles from New York City, Peekskill is situated in Westchester County, N.Y. This vibrant community was incorporated in 1826 and has grown to become a thriving arts community and family-friendly town that has something to offer everyone. Situated along the Hudson River, Peekskill apartments for rent boast plenty of recreation options for outdoorsy individuals, hiking trails, antique shops and a high-class performing arts center. The Paramount Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors in 1982 and welcomes more than 50,000 people each year.

According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 23,800 residents call Peekskill home.

Living in Peekskill, NY

During the early 1640s, the first settler came to Peekskill, and by the early 1700s, the first European style settlement slowly developed. The community played a vital role in the American Revolution because it supplied manufacturing necessities from various mills along creeks and streams.

Today, residents in Peekskill rentals still play a major role in the development of the community. After the population dwindled during the 1990s, town leaders took charge and revitalized the downtown area into a burgeoning art community. Peekskill’s artist district is dedicated to anyone who practices fine art, graphic design, music, literature, computers, or performing arts.

Peekskill Attractions and Special Events

Art is a huge part of the lives of many residents of Peekskill, and it is apparent in the Art Along the Hudson organization. Throughout the year, this organization puts on 150 art festivals and community events representing more than 1,000 artists in 240 venues.

But residents take pride in the natural resources around them as well. Every February, residents gather at Eaglefest at Riverfront Green to watch majestic bald eagles in their natural setting. This event features demonstrations, local merchants, and storytellers.

To find a Peekskill apartment or rental, check out our apartment listings. Rent.com® is happy to help you find your next home.

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Peekskill, NY 10566

$2,250 and up

1-3 Beds1 Bath

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Baldwin Place, NY 10505

$2,095 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

$1,025 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Wappingers Falls, NY (Chelsea)


$1,025 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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89

White Plains, NY 10606

$2,210 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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564

White Plains, NY 10601

$2,488 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

White Plains, NY

(564)

$2,488 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
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Ossining, NY 10562

$2,105 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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819

Elmsford, NY 10523

$2,005 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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516

White Plains, NY 10601

$2,355 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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New Windsor, NY 12553

$825 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

New Windsor, NY (Vails Gate)

(3)

$825 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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New Windsor, NY 12553

$1,095 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

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Tarrytown, NY 10591

$1,850 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths