Bedford is a town located in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated approximately 50 miles north of New York City and has a population of around 17,000 people. The town is known for its beautiful countryside, historic homes and estates. The town of Bedford is divided into three hamlets: Bedford Hills, Bedford Village, and Katonah. Each hamlet has its own unique character and charm. Bedford Hills is known for its commercial district, which includes several shopping centers and restaurants. Bedford Village is known for its historic homes and buildings, including the Bedford Playhouse, which has been recently restored and is a popular destination for film enthusiasts. Katonah is known for its vibrant downtown area, which is home to several art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. The town of Bedford is also home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, which offers hiking, camping, and cross-country skiing opportunities.