Verplanck is a hamlet located in the town of Cortlandt in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 40 miles north of New York City, and has a population of around 1,700 people. Verplanck is known for its scenic waterfront and historic landmarks, including the Van Cortlandt Manor, which is a national historic site that features a restored colonial-era manor house and gardens. The hamlet is primarily a residential community, with a mix of single-family homes and townhouses. The hamlet is situated near several major highways and is served by the Metro-North Railroad, providing easy access to New York City and other nearby destinations.