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Lewisboro, New York is a town located in Westchester, covering nearly thirty square miles with a population of approximately 12,400. The town shares its east border with Ridgefield, Connecticut and Interstate 684 passes to the west. Shaped somewhat like a chevron, Lewisboro gets its unusual form from the boundary disputes between Connecticut and New York. The town has a particularly large number of parks for its size and is known for its environmental awareness. The town is a component of the biotic corridor. There are a number of significant points of historical interest including Cross River Baptist Church, Monument Rock on Elmwood Road, and Hideout Hill. Two Weschester County Parks lie within Lewisboro's borders and six additional town parks serve the community as well as a number of community preserves. War Pound Ridge Reservation is the largest park in Westchester County with miles of hiking trails, camping facilities, and a museum. Another popular location is the Mountain Lakes Camp, a county park with ponds and forest trails that lead to a cliff overlooking Lake Waccabuc, Lake Oscaleta, and Lake Rippowam. Lewisboro is without a traditional town square or downtown business district, popular centers of congregation are plazas at Golden's Bridge and Cross River. The Lewisboro Parks & Recreation Department provides a very extensive catalog of programs and events throughout the year. Youth sports programs vary greatly from fencing to lacross, skiing to wrestling. The catalog also extends to community adults with their own dedicated athletic programs, yoga courses, etc. The public schools in Lewisboro belong to the Katonah-Lewisboro School District. John Jay Middle School and John Jay High Schools share a campus and were ranked in the top 200 high-schools in the nation by Newsweek magazine. Increase Miller, Katonah, and Meadow Pond Elementary Schools serve the town. The Lewisboro Library has recently undergone a renovation to better serve the needs of the community and its students.

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