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7 Facts About Chappaqua, New York

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Chappaqua is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of New Castle, in northern Westchester County, New York.

A census-designated place is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only.

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.

Magnificent Country Estate in Chappaqua, New York by Sotheby's International Realty

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It is on 0.45 square miles of land on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles north of New York City.

The City of New York, often called New York City, New York, or simply The City, is the most populous city in the United States.

The Hudson River is a 315-mile river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.

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The hamlet is served by the Chappaqua station of the Metro-North Railroad's Harlem Line.

The Metro-North Commuter Railroad, trading as MTA Metro-North Railroad or simply Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a public authority of the state of New York.

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In the New York State Legislature it is within the New York State Assembly's 93rd district and the New York Senate's 40th district.

The New York State Senate is one of two houses in the New York State Legislature and has members each elected to two-year terms.

New York State Legislature refers to the two houses that act as the state legislature of the U.S. state of New York.

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In Congress the village is in New York's 17th District.

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Chappaqua was founded by a group of Quakers in the 1730s and was the home of Horace Greeley, New-York Tribune editor and U.S. congressman.

Horace Greeley was founder and editor of the New-York Tribune, among the great newspapers of its time.

The New-York Tribune was an American newspaper, first established by Horace Greeley in 1841.

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Since the late 1990s, President Bill and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have lived there.

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician and the nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

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