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City of White Plains is one of the most beautiful cities of the State of New York. The State of New York is the biggest geographically as well as in terms of population. The state is also a gateway for immigrants for over a century. New York City is the largest city of the state and is also the capital. Both the State and the City were named after the Duke of York. New York has been an important State throughout the history of the United States of America. Almost 66 % of the wars of American Revolution took place in the State of New York. The State was incorporated in 1788 when it became the 11th state to join the US in history. Known for its both early and modern history is the city of White Plains which makes the State of New York proud!
The total land area of the White Plains is 10.8 square miles of which 8.5 square miles consist of land whereas the rest 2.3 square miles is made up of water. The city is located at an elevation of 213 feet above sea level. The total population of the city as per the census of 2000 was 57,300 whereas as per the estimates of 2008, the population had gone to 57,342 people which mean the growth rate is + 80 %. The majority of the population is formed by non Hispanic Whites, which to be precise, make more than half of the total population, 54.2 % that is. Hispanics make the biggest minority with almost 23.54 % of the total population and with that the biggest minority as well. The majority of the population is deeply religious and follows the Catholic Church which claims that 72 % of the total population is amongst its adherents. The climate of the city is typical that of rest of the New York State. Summers are shorter than winters and are usually warm. July and August are usually the hottest months when average temperature reaches 77 ? F. The rate of precipitation remains the same throughout the year almost and remains within the national average band. The month of July is the sunniest month which receives sunshine 66 % of the time. Winters extend from November to May with lots of snow which begins almost with the winters per se. An average month of February can get up to 8 or 10 inches of snow annually. Westchester County Airport connects the city with the rest of the country and the world beyond American borders as well.
White Plains has a rich and long history. Signs of first Dutch settlement date back to the early 17th century. It was the time when area was inhabited by Weckquaeskeck Native American tribe who used to refer to this land as 'Quarrops'. The traders of those times came to call this place 'the White Plains' which remains the name of the city to date. First non Native American settlement is said to be formed in 1683. From that time to the 19th century, the city of White Plains has seen much bloodshed but gladly enough, those days are over. Today the city is an architectural marvel with many a world famous monuments The City Center on Mamaroneck Ave, Arts Exchange Building in the Downtown and The Ritz Carlton etc.
The history of White Plains is spread over eon and eons. It has given birth to a very rich cultural heritage which makes the city proud even today. Apart from that, there are a number of historic sites in the city which are definitely worth your time like the White Plains Armory. The White Plains Rural Cemetery also is another historic site where thousands of tourists come annually. The Percy Grainger Home aka Museum too is a great place to visit, which was home of a local composer and his wife and is now looked after by the International Percy Grainger Society.
All in all, White Plains is one city which you have to visit if you want to call yourself a traveler. It is perhaps the only place in the State of New York where so many years of history have given birth to a harmonic blend of past and future. You have got to see the city for yourself in order to know what I mean so grab your White Plain tickets pronto and enjoy!
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