The community of the Town of Pelham is located in the south end of Westchester County, bordered by three (3) major cities, including New York City, Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle and the Long Island Sound. The municipalities residing in the Town are the Village of Pelham, Village of Pelham Manor, and the Pelham Union Free School District #1. Each Village and School has its own governing board and controls their operations. In addition, the Villages are responsible for all of the properties within their domain.

Each Village has retail shopping areas, inclusive of Professional Services, parking areas for resident, guests and other conveniences. The school organization accommodates Elementary (4), Middle & High Schools covering K-12 grades.

The Town has many community groups, briefly defined under Community organizations shown on the following pages.