The OTHER Westchester

Of course we’re the center of the universe, but, to avoid confusion, here’s the 411 on how we compare to the other Westchesters (and West Chesters) out there.


Town Population Nearby Large City Largest Employer Famous Residents Interesting Tidbit
Westchester, NY (County) 950,237 New York City PepsiCo, with 3,475 employees, followed by IBM, with 2,200 Richard Gere, Vanessa Williams, Rob Thomas, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Martha Stewart, David Letterman, Eileen Fisher, Beyoncé, Jay-Z… Too many. Subscribe to Westchester Magazine.
West Chester, PA (Borough) 17,861 Philadelphia West Chester University, with 3,000 employees Golfer Sean O’Hair, Philadelphia Phillies player and 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels A scene from Marley and Me was filmed on Gay Street.
Westchester, IL (Village) 16,824 Chicago Corn Products, with 800 employees Apparently, several mobsters have lived in the town. Don’t know any.
West Chester, OH (Township) 57,123 Cincinnati/Dayton Lakota School District, with 1,969 employees Republican House Minority Leader John A. Boehner Home of U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader John Boehner
Westchester, CA 43,005 Downtown Los Angeles Los Angeles International Airport, with 3,547 employees Mila Kunis of That ‘70s Show, Holly Madison of The Girls Next Door, and Beverly Mitchell of 7th Heaven, all attended Loyola Marymount University. Entrepreneur Howard Hughes operated Hughes Tool Aircraft Company, and Hughes Airport there.

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