- Incorporated: 1872
- Population: 6,348
- Area: 2.8 square miles
- Type of Government: Mayor- Trustees
- Zip Code:10533
Irvington is named for the renowned author Washington Irving who lived in a cottage on Sunnyside Lane from 1835 to 1859.
Magnificent views of the Hudson, combined with small town flavor and easy access to New York City, made Irvington a magnet for many famous names. Tiffany glass creator, Louis Tiffany spent boyhood vacations in the village during the 1860's.
The Old Croton Aqueduct Trailway runs through Irvington passing two of Irvington's most venerable landmarks are the Octagon House (also known as the Armour-Stiner House) and gazebo. These buildings along, with the Town Hall Theater, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The residents take pride in the fact that the business district remains quaint and complete with essential shopping. White Plains and Yonkers, just minutes away, provide additional shopping opportunities.