Noted for its wooded winding roads and privately situated Westchester County real estate, Chappaqua is a quiet residential hamlet covering a 21.5-square-mile area in the scenic midpoint of Westchester County. The area's rich history is preserved in a pre-revolutionary Quaker settlement that includes a 1753 meeting house and many 18th century buildings, 11 of which are listed in the Register of Historic Places. Located in the town of New Castle, Chappaqua has a population of 16,650.
An academically-oriented community, Chappaqua sees the overwhelming majority of its graduates on to higher education. Typically, over 15% of nationally acclaimed seniors earn National Merit Scholarships, while the top quarter of the class consistently gains admission to the country's most selective colleges and universities. The area is also home to several private and parochial schools.