About New Rochelle
New Rochelle is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States, in the south-eastern portion of the state. In 2007, the city had a population of 73,160, making it the seventh-largest in the state of New York. In November 2008 Business Week magazine listed New Rochelle as the best city in New York State, and one of the best places nationally, to raise children. Some 33 families established the community of la Nouvelle-Rochelle in 1688. A monument containing the names of these settlers stands in Hudson Park, the original landing point of the Huguenots. There are many areas of beauty including Islands such as Glen Island Park, amongst other things this Island has a curved beach popular in the summer time for residents.