Shrub Oak is a hamlet located in the town of Yorktown in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated about 40 miles north of New York City, and has a population of around 2,000 people. Shrub Oak is known for its quiet residential neighborhoods and its proximity to outdoor recreational areas. The hamlet features several parks and recreational areas, including the Turkey Mountain Preserve, which has hiking trails and scenic overlooks. Shrub Oak is primarily a residential community, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartment complexes. It is also home to several businesses and shopping areas, including the Jefferson Valley Mall.