The village of Briarcliff Manor is shared between the towns of Mount Pleasant and Ossining, and lies entirely within the ZIP code of 10510. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 7,867, over 93% of whom lived in the Town of Ossining.
Briarcliff Manor is accessed by one major highway, the Taconic State Parkway. It can also be accessed through Route 9, Route 9A, Route 100, and the Saw Mill River Parkway.
Briarcliff Manor Neighborhoods
* The Tree Streets are a network of streets named after trees, such as Satinwood, Larch, and Oak. Some of the oldest houses in the town lie on these streets.
* North State Road is a street with apartment buildings, co-ops, single family homes and businesses.
* Sleepy Hollow Road is the road associated with the legend of Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod Farms, a house associated with the legend's protagonist, Ichabod Crane, can be found on this road.
* The Crossroads area consists of several streets named after local World War II veterans, including Schrade Road, Hazelton Circle, Matthes Road, and Dunn Lane.
* Long Hill Road stretches a long distance across Briarcliff and consists of Long Hill Road East and Long Hill Road West. This road connects to a variety of roads such as Scarborough Road, Tuttle Road, Elm Road
Meadowbrook Farm is an area that falls under the postal and school systems of Briarcliff Manor but is not governed under the village, rather by the Town of Mount Pleasant. The area starts on the newer portion of Carleton Avenue from the Route 9A entrance, and ends where Carleton Avenue touches Old Chappaqua Road. The name of the streets in this area are Pea Pond Lane, Pine Hill Court, Briar Corners, Woodsford Bend, Fox Run Road, Stonington Drive, Stonington Heights, Patricia Lane, and Iron Ridge Oval.
Hirst, also known as Hirst Road, is the highest point in Briarcliff and also has a connecting loop to it.
Holly Place is one of the lowest points in Briarcliff Manor, connecting to Sleepy Holly Country Club. The roads connects into Long Hill Road.
Scarborough is a hamlet split between the villages of Briarcliff Manor and Ossining along the Hudson River that has a post office and train station on the Metro-North Hudson Line. Scarborough is not incorporated in Briarcliff's School District.
Chilmark is a residential community and shopping center that are on the northern end of Briarcliff.
The village is known for its award-winning school district and is home to Briarcliff High School. In 2005, Briarcliff Middle School was named a Blue Ribbon School.
Briarcliff Manor is home to a campus of Pace University and was the former home of Briarcliff College.