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.
Today, about 5,500 residents populate the 1.2-square-mile region.
James O'Connor serves as the Village of Pelham Manor's mayor. Village hall houses the police and fire departments.
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.
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.