Overview of Croton-on-Hudson
As one of the historic Hudson River towns of New York, Croton on Hudson spans approximately five square miles bordered by the confluence of the Croton and Hudson Rivers. The stunning scenery of the waterfront, the Croton River Gorge and a plateau that reaches up to 600 feet is reason enough to be attracted to this town, but the quaint historic architecture adds a welcoming character. Croton on Hudson apartments for rent are perfect for families and retirees, or anyone who enjoys outdoor recreation. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 8,100 people live in Croton.
Living in Croton on Hudson, NY
With a history dating back to the 17th century, Croton on Hudson was dramatically impacted by the construction of the railroad. It was unofficially determined that after World War II, one-third of the jobs in the village were affiliated with the railroad, and the construction of the Croton Dam provided an additional 10,000 jobs at one point during the project.
Today, the modern job market boasts a diverse array of job opportunities for the community. Westchester County is home to the headquarters for more than 170 businesses, and some of the top employers include IBM Corporation, Pepsico, Nokia, ITT Corporation and Fuji Photo Film. Students living in Croton on Hudson apartments are also near several resources for higher education. Sarah Lawrence College, Manhattanville College, Iona College, Berkley College and Monroe College New Rochelle Campus are just a few of the options within the region.
Croton on Hudson Attractions and Special Events
The extensive park system in Croton on Hudson offers a diverse array of natural and manmade parks for adults and children to enjoy year-round. From kayaking on the river to sailing on Elliot Way to playing baseball in one of the local parks, there is a little something for everyone.
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