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Pocantico Hills, New York
Pocantico Hills, New York is located in New York
Pocantico Hills, New York
Pocantico Hills, New York
Location in New York
Country United States
State New York
County Westchester County
Town Mount Pleasant
541 ft (165 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 914

Pocantico Hills is a hamlet in the Westchester County town of Mount Pleasant, New York, United States.

The Rockefeller family estate, anchored by Kykuit, the family seat built by John D. Rockefeller Sr., is located in Pocantico Hills, as is the adjacent Rockefeller State Park Preserve.



The hamlet is a part of the Pocantico Hills Central School District, and the Pocantico Hills School, a K-8 school, has a diverse district that lays across town and village borders, including areas of Sleepy Hollow, Pleasantville, Briarcliff Manor, and Elmsford, New York. On graduating from Pocantico Hills School, as there is no high school for the district students to attend, they are afforded the choice of attending Sleepy Hollow, Briarcliff, or Pleasantville High School.

Notable people

  • Marianne Hagan (b. 1968), actress and writer, was raised in Pocantico Hills.
  • David Rockefeller (1915–2017), philanthropist and head of Chase Manhattan, died in Pocantico Hills on March 20, 2017.
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