About Cortlandt Manor, New York
Cortlandt Manor is a hamlet located in the Town of Cortlandt in Northern Westchester County, New York. Cortlandt Manor is situated directly east, north and south of Peekskill, and east of three sections of the Town of Cortlandt, Croton-on-Hudson, Crugers, and Montrose. Most of the area is made up of residential homes.Until 1991, this area shared a mailing address and ZIP Code (10566) with the city of Peekskill. Although it now has its own ZIP code, 10567, many directories and censuses still do not include Cortlandt Manor, because it is unincorporated. The term "Cortlandt Manor" was created by the US Postal Service to differentiate this part of Corlandt town from Cortland, New York.The name Cortlandt Manor is derived from the estate of Stephanus Van Cortlandt (actually located in Croton-on-Hudson), the colonial aristocrat and patroon who owned nearly all of Northern Westchester County in the late 17th century. Van Cortlandt Manor is a historic home in Croton-On-Hudson. Van Cortlandt Manor (a house) is not related to Cortlandt Manor (a part of Cortlandt).Cortlandt Manor residents are served by Hendrick Hudson Central School District, Lakeland Central School District, and Putnam Valley Central School District. Two schools in Hendrick Hudson Central School District are located in Cortlandt Manor: Furnace Woods Elementary School and Blue Mountain Middle School, which are separated by several soccer fields. Two of the Lakeland Central School District schools are located in Cortlandt Manor: Van Cortlandt Elementary School and Walter Panas High School.