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Purchase is in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.

The community name derives from Harrison Purchase, for land bought by John Harrison

The latitude of Purchase is 41.040N. The longitude is -73.715W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 351 feet.


Former and merged names include:
· Harrison's Purchase
· Thomasville
Local ZIP code 10577 was identified by American Demographics magazine as the fifth most affluent ZIP in the U.S. (April 2005)
Performing arts: Westchester Philharmonic
Historic sites and museums: Neuberger Museum of Art
Colleges and universities: Manhattanville College, SUNY Purchase
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Purchase political report.

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