The town of Warwick, New York is located at the southern edge of Orange County. The town of 31K residents totals 107 square miles and is comprised of three villages: Greenwood Lake, Florida and Warwick. It also includes five hamlets: Sterling Forest, Amity, Pine Island, Bellvale and Edenville. The town is home to apple orchards, farms, the Appalachian trail, golf, horseback riding, wineries and skiing.
The village of Greenwood Lake is centered around a 7-mile lake, which has been a popular summer destination since the 1800s for swimming, boating, ice skating and fishing. The village officially incorporated in 1924.
The village of Florida was settled in the 1800s by those who were drawn to the fertile black dirt soil which was perfect for growing produce. This village was incorporated in 1946.
Finally, the village of Warwick, which was settled in 1764 and incorporated in 1867, right after the construction of the Warwick Valley Railroad which brought commerce, retail and banking into the area. This village is one of the most walkable spots in Orange County, with cultural and culinary businesses lining its streets, and over 200 buildings in the historic district, many which were built prior to the 19th century.