Location and Transportation
Peekskill is situated on a bay along the east side of the Hudson River and across from Jones Point. Peekskill is convenient to Manhattan with a commuting distance of 45 miles to Grand Central and approximately 19 mile to White Plains. The Metro North Train services the Peekskill area. Want to see the schedule click here.
Schools in Peekskill
Peekskill has one high school, one middle school and three elementary schools.
For more information on the Peekskill School District view their website here.
As part of an effort to revitalize the downtown area, the city council decided to draw in artist by offering affordable real estate with low interest. The effort worked, Peekskill now has an artist district which supports a Paramount Center for the Arts, showcasing art and independent films. The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, and the Peekskill Coffee House.