Harrison is an affluent village and town in Westchester County, New York, United States, located approximately 22 miles northeast of Manhattan. The population was 27,472 at the 2010 census. Harrison was established in 1696 by John Harrison, who was given 24 hours to ride his horse around an area which would become his, to fill an owe the King had to him. The town gets its name from him. It became a town on March 7, 1788, by an act of the New York State legislature. Merritt's Hill in West Harrison was the site of the Battle of White Plains during the Revolutionary War. Regiment 182 of the...
|Area:||17.4 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Eastern Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Harrison, New York, Westchester County / Harrison village|