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Pelham Manor (V)

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Pelham Manor is a village in Westchester County, New York, USA. The population was 5,466 at the 2000 census. As a village, it is located in the Town of Pelham. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.5 square kilometers.
Pelham was founded by Thomas Pell. Some say he either named it after his tutor, called Pelham, or the village of Pelham, New Hampshire. His mansion still lies in Pelham, NY. It is open for tours. As a village, it is located in the Town of Pelham.
In the village the population was spread out with 29.7 percent under the age of 18, 4.0 percent from 18 to 24, 25.4 percent from 25 to 44, 26.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 14.0 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
On November 11, 1654, Thomas Pell negotiated a treaty with Wampage, Chief of all the Siwanoy Indians and acquired title to about 50,000 acres including all of today's Bronx and everything east of the Hutchinson River north to Mamaroneck. Pell took possession of his property and called it Pelham in honor his tutor Pelham Burton.
Pelham 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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