Pound Ridge is a town in Westchester County with a population of 5,104 at the 2010 census.
The town is located in the eastern corner of the county, bordered by New Canaan, Connecticut, to the east, Stamford, Connecticut, to the south, Bedford, New York, to the west and Lewisboro, New York, to the north. The local school is the Pound Ridge Elementary School, one of five K-5 schools in the Bedford Central School District. Older children take the bus to the Fox Lane Campus in Bedford, where the middle and high schools are located.
The town of Pound Ridge is comprised of 23 square miles with east and south town lines are along the Connecticut border.
Communities and locations in Pound Ridge
Pound Ridge – the historic hamlet of Pound Ridge in the center of the town. You will find the Pound Ridge Community Church, the Hiram Halle Memorial Library, Pound Ridge Museum, as well as many privately owned Hiram Halle restorations here in the Pound Ridge Historic District. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
Sarles Corners – a hamlet west of Scotts Corners
Scotts Corners – a hamlet in the south part of the town which serves as the business district. This is where the post office and firehouse are located.
Pound Ridge and the Pound Ridge reservation were the settings for several films, including:
the 1976 thriller Marathon Man
the 1997 film Jungle 2 Jungle
the 1997 HBO film In the Gloaming
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation & Trailside Nature Museum
Tel: 914-864-7317 - The 4,315-acre park makes Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Westchester County’s largest park. The Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is divided in area between both Pound Ridge and Lewisboro. The northern one-third of the park is in Lewisboro and the remaining two-thirds of the park are in Pound Ridge.
With its varied terrain, landscapes and miles of wooded trails, the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation provides a variety of activities in all seasons. There are areas for picnicking, lean-to camping, fishing and cross-country skiing. The park is home to the Trailside Nature Museum, which hosts weekend nature interpretive programs year-round.
Things To Do
Equestrian Trails & Horseback Riding
Hiking & Walking Trails
Play equipment is available in two areas of the park
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