Live. Work. Play. The county sits in the magnificent Hudson Valley covering 450 square miles, six cities, 19 town, and 23 villages. There are 48 public school districts, 118 private college-prep and parochial schools and 14 colleges and universities. 28 of the top 100 school districts are in Westchester County. Top Fortune 500 headquarters include: Mastercard, IBM and PepsiCo. Entrepreneurs are flocking to the county to balance work/life and the reasonable rents! Metro North whisks you to NYC in about 30 min.