Pelham Manor was originally home to the Siwanoy Indians who sold approximately 9,200 acres (today's Pelham, New…More Rochelle and part of the Bronx) to William Pell in 1654. The Village of Pelham Manor was incorporated into Pelham in 1891.</p>
<p>Today, about 5,500 residents populate the 1.2-square-mile region.</p>
<p>James O'Connor serves as the Village of Pelham Manor's mayor. Village hall houses the police and fire departments.</p>
<p>The Village of Pelham Manor shares its school system with the Village of Pelham. Students have four options for public elementary schools that feed directly to the Pelham Middle School and Pelham Memorial High School.</p>
<p>Though Manhattan and neighboring Westchester counties are right nearby, the Village of Pelham Manor's Four-Corner shopping district keeps residents entertained with its coffee shops, restaurants and shopping.</p>
Town of Pelham 34 5th St, Pelham, NY10803 Pelham is the oldest town in Westchester County. It was first inhabited by Siwanoy Indians until Thomas Pell signed a…More treaty in 1654 to buy today's town of Pelham, the Bronx and the land along Long Island Sound (north to the Rye border). The state legislature incorporated the town of Pelham on March 7, 1788. Two villages were incorporated within the town -- the village of Pelham Manor in 1891 and the village of Pelham in 1896. Today, about 12,000 residents live in the 1.2-square-mile town. It is just a 29-minute Metro North train ride from New York City. It is now home to commuters who often say they have an easier time getting to work than Manhattanites. Pelham offers its residents great shopping on Fifth Avenue and at the Four Corners Shopping Center, and plenty of parks, from Glover Field to Ingalis Field, to get active outdoors. And there's no dearth of options when it comes to worship. Pelhamites can choose from five active churches and one synagogue. Though the two villages share a school system, each has its own government offices and police department. Edward Hotchkiss serves as the mayor of the village of Pelham and Joseph C. Hays, Jr. serves as mayor of the village of Pelham Manor.