The small hamlet of Armonk is located in the town of North Castle, New York, in central Westchester County.
Access to Grand Central Terminal is via the White Plains station of the Metro North Harlem Line, about a 15-minute drive from Armonk. The train commute to Manhattan is just under 40 minutes.
This highly sought after hamlet is bordered by 15 miles of watershed, and is characterized by grand estates, with price tags higher than average for Westchester County. The high demand for Armonk's peaceful way of life and quaint village atmosphere are the primary driving force behind the high cost of real estate in the area.
Although many of Armonk's employed commute to New York City, the hamlet itself offers an abundance of employment opportunities. IBM's headquarters are located within the boundaries of Armonk, as well as academic publisher, M.E. Sharpe, and Zurich-based reinsurance company, Swiss RE.
Armonk is widely known for its annual festivities, such as the Armonk Outdoor Art Show, where 200 artists gather to display and sell their works. Proceeds of the event go to the North Castle Public Library and its Whippoorwhirl Hall Performance Auditorium. Other events include the Frosty Day Parade, the Fol-Del-Rol — an entertainment and merchant event, and Jamie's 5K Run for Love.
Children of Armonk attend the Byram Hills School District.