Peekskill is a city located in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated about 50 miles north of New York City and has a population of around 24,000 people. Peekskill is known for its rich history and scenic beauty, with several parks and nature preserves located within its borders, including the Blue Mountain Reservation and the Depew Park. The city is also home to several historic landmarks, such as the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, which was built in the 1930s and has been restored to its original grandeur. Peekskill is primarily a residential and commercial community, with a mix of single-family homes, apartments, and businesses. The city is situated on the Metro-North Railroad Hudson Line and is also served by several major highways, providing easy access to New York City and other nearby destinations.