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Welcome to Purchase ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Purchase, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
Purchase is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Purchase lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Purchase ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.westchester.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Purchase, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Purchase ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Purchase - they are located in Michigan and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Purchase.
Communities near Purchase ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Purchase.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Purchase. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Purchase.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Purchase. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Purchase.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Purchase. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Purchase.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Purchase ...
Looking for more information about Purchase? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Purchase, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Purchase.
Adding Purchase to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Purchase in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Purchase was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Purchase on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Purchase.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Purchase. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023