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Eastchester ( T )

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Eastchester is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 31,318 at the 2000 census. The town includes the villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe. The Town of Eastchester is in the southern part of the county.
The town that is now called Eastchester began settlement in 1664 when ten families migrated from Fairfield, Connecticut. Thomas Pell, who at that time also owned the territory that is now New Rochelle and Pelham granted a deed to the group to settle down at Hutchinsons, where the home of Anne Hutchinson had stood some twenty years before. The ten original families were shortly joined by another twenty-six.
Today, Eastchester is bound by Scarsdale on the north, New Rochelle on the east, Yonkers on the west, and Mt. Vernon on the south, The town covers approximately five square miles, including Bronxville and Tuckahoe.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 13.0 square kilometers. 12.7 square kilometers of it is land and 0.3 square kilometers of it is water. In the town the population was spread out with 23.8 percent under the age of 18, 5.4 percent  from 18 to 24, 29.8 percent from 25 to 44, 24.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.7 percent  who were 65 years of age or older.
Eastchester is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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