The Village of Hastings-on-Hudson is located nineteen miles north of New York City, just beyond Yonkers. Its reputation as an artist’s community dates back to the late 1800’s when the famous Hudson River School painter Jasper F. Cropsey made the town his home. Hastings takes pride in its excellent schools and a friendly, unpretentious style. Sited on three hills in an especially beautiful spot on the Hudson River. During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, thousands of people were employed as part of the town’s thriving riverfront industries. Since then, part of Hastings’ riverfront has been redeveloped into lovely MacEachron Waterfront Park, and trendy restaurants like Harvest-on-Hudson. Major projects are underway to continue this process so Hastings residents will be able to fully utilize the village’s extraordinary scenic setting. Housing ranges from luxurious to modest.

Town Facts


Commuters from Hastings-on-Hudson can reach Grand Central Station in 32 minutes on the Hudson line of Metro North Railroad. The Hastings Train Station is located at 34 Southside Avenue.

Station Parking: Commuter capacity: 402 cars. Twelve-hour meter parking is also available to residents with a permit. Call 914-478-3400 for information on permit parking.

Connecting Services: A Bee-Line bus stop at the Hastings Train Station for: Routes 1C, 1T, 1W and 6. Call for more information 914-813-7777.

Taxis: Hastings Taxi: 914-478-1234

Knapp McCarthy Taxi: 914-332-8294


Public Schools:

Hastings-on-Hudson is serviced by the Hastings Union Free School District.

For a full school report on Hastings-on-Hudson schools, please visit New York State Education Department.


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  • At Harvest-on-Hudson at 1 River Street, you will think you have entered a Tuscan villa with its large patio, giant stone fireplace and fabulous, fresh cuisine. To complete this perfect picture is the Hudson River, only steps away.

  • Saint George Bistro at 155 Southside Avenue, is an old-world nook offering refined, seasonal French dishes, plus an absinthe fountain & weekend brunch.

  • The new Forty North Caribbean Kitchen & Bar has a 100 seat dining room with an adjoining deck for beautiful waterfront dining, with an authentic menu that celebrates the beautiful, bountiful, Caribbean.

  • New in the village is Bread and Brine, with offerings of oysters, lobster rolls & other New England favorites in a casually chic setting with a raw bar.

  • A cozy, brick-and-stone saloon, Maud’s Tavern is a Hastings institution, with outdoor tables, great food and wonderful view of the Hudson.

  • Galleries include Upstream Gallery, a unique community of arts professionals whose members work together cooperatively, and Square Peg Gallery, showcasing both emerging and established artists.

  • Central Avenue, Westchester’s most diverse shopping street with outlets from just about every major retailer in the country, is just minutes from Hastings via Jackson Avenue.

  • The Westchester Mall is 20 minutes away in White Plains (Bloomingdales, Nordstrom’s, Neiman Marcus).

  • Stew Leonard’s, Costco and Home Depot are nearby just off I-87.

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