Welcome to Port Chester!
Port Chester is a village in Westchester County, New York. The village is part of the town of Rye. As of the 2010 census, Port Chester had a population of 28,967.
Port Chester is one of only twelve villages in New York still incorporated under a charter,
Port Chester’s downtown Restaurant Row is renowned throughout the region, offering cuisine from around the world in dozens of top-rated establishments. “The Waterfront at Port Chester” retail center has brought a multiplex movie theater to the Byram River shore, Costco Shoppers Warehouse, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Super Stop & Shop, Marshall’s and several other stores. Port Chester’s prodigious industrial growth during the first half of the 20th Century attracted large numbers of European immigrants, primarily from Italy, Germany, Poland and Ireland. Similarly, newcomers from Central and South America and the Caribbean have helped to fuel the village’s recent revival. Latino-owned stores and restaurants have helped bring customers of all ethnic groups back to Main Street and Westchester Avenue.