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Irvington (V)

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Irvington is a village in Westchester County, New York, USA. The population was 6,631 at the 2000 census. 6,615. The Village of Irvington is located on the western side of the Town of Greenburgh. The village is north of New York City.
The village was founded in 1850 as Dearman, but in 1854 changed its name, by popular vote, to Irvington, after the American author Washington Irving, whose nearby residence, Sunnyside, still exists today, preserved as a museum. Although it was considered to be part of Irvington at the time, the neighboring village of Tarrytown incorporated first, and when the official boundaries were drawn, Sunnyside ended up in Tarrytown rather than Irvington.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 10.5 square kilometers. 7.2 square kilometers of it is land and 3.2 square kilometers of it is water. Irvington is adjacent to the Hudson River. Commuter service to New York City is available via the Irvington and Ardsley-on-Hudson train stations, served by Metro-North Railroad.
In the village the population was spread out with 28.2 percent under the age of 18, 3.9 percent from 18 to 24, 28.1 percent from 25 to 44, 26.3 percent from 45 to 64, and 13.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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