Mohegan Lake is a census-designated place located in the town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated about 40 miles north of New York City and has a population of around 8,000 people. Mohegan Lake is known for its natural beauty, with several parks and lakes located nearby, including the Mohansic State Park and the Lake Mohegan. The area is also home to several shopping centers, including the Cortlandt Town Center and the Jefferson Valley Mall. Mohegan Lake is primarily a residential community, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments.