About Harrison

Welcome to the town / village of Harrison NYHarrison is a town/village located 22 miles north of Manhattan. Although Harrison provides an easy commute to New York City, the way of life is easygoing and relaxed. The community is diversified with a population that includes a multitude of nationalities. In addition to magnificent homes, situated on sprawling acreage, Harrison has vibrant downtown neighborhoods with their own history and character. More than 27,000 residents enjoy living in an area convenient to shopping, restaurants, recreation, entertainment, public transportation and more.

Within our town you will find schools with exceptional, nationally recognized, programs. Harrison also has a dynamic recreation department that offers year round in-door and out-door programs for children and adults. Swimming, tennis, baseball, softball and lacrosse can be enjoyed in the various parks and ball fields around town. The annual, "lt's Great to Live in Harrison/Columbus Day" celebration draws thousands of residents and visitors. Marching bands and community organizations parade down Main Street and an old fashioned festa, with live entertainment, games, raffles, and food vendors, is enjoyed by many.

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Harrison Community Guide