Welcome to Bedford
Experience the unspoiled beauty and tranquility.
Living in Bedford, NY
Distance to NYC: 47 miles Area: 39 square miles The Town of Bedford consists of three hamlets; Bedford Village, Katonah and Bedford Hills. Elegant country estates, horse farms, rural neighborhoods, and weekend hideaways, all blend to form the peaceful atmosphere of colonial New England that so captures the flavor of Bedford. There are approximately 18,000 residents.
Metro North Hudson Line travel time to Grand Central Station is 56 minutes from Bedford Hills Served by Bedford Hills, Katonah, and Mt. Kisco Metro North Stations
Bedford is served by the Bedford Central School District and the Katonah-Lewisboro Union Free School District There are two junior high schools and two high schools serving the Town of Bedford: Fox Lane Middle School and High School (Bedford-Central) and John Jay Middle School and High School (Katonah-Lewisboro) There are five elementary schools in Bedford Central that serve this area; Bedford Village Elementary School, Bedford Hills Elementary School, West Patent Elementary School, Pound Ridge Elementary School, Katonah Elementary School Bedford area Private/parochial schools include The Harvey School, Rippowam-Cisqua, The Long Ridge School, St. Patrick’s School
What To Do
The Bedford area, is a horse lover’s paradise. The Bedford Riding Lanes Association offers, for a small yearly membership fee, the use of over 200 miles of riding trails. For peaceful, uninterrupted riding through open fields and dense forest, the equestrian can enjoy fabulus views of the countryside, while traveling from the southern-most part of Bedford, through the Jay Homestead and into the Pound Ridge Ward Reservation.
Bedford’s Parks include: Bedford Village Memorial Park and Bedford Hills Memorial Park