Located just 55 miles from New York City near the border of New Jersey in Orange County, the Town of Warwick has an overtly rural character with rolling hills and rich farmland, making the town one of the state’s best kept secrets.
The town is made up of three villages (Florida, Greenwood Lake, and Warwick) and five hamlets (Amity, Bellvale, Edenville, New Milford and Pine Island).
Agriculture continues to be an economic focal point in Warwick to this day. Pine Island and Florida’s fertile black dirt produces 25 percent of the nation’s onion crop as well as organic vegetables, sod, and flower crops.
Warwick’s natural beauty extends throughout the region. Greenwood Lake, the closest lake to New York City large enough to accommodate water sports, has long been a popular summer resort of such famous entertainment and sports figures as Babe Ruth.The 10-mile-long lake straddles the New York-New Jersey border.
Warwick is an award-winning town. It has achieved the well-earned status of a “Quality Community” through the office of New York’s Governor Pataki. Warwick Valley Farmers’ Market has been recognized as one of the best community farmers’ markets for over 10 years. Warwick’s Applefest, now in its 16th year, is annually one of the area’s most anticipated events.
Warwick offers a wide variety of outdoor and indoor recreational fun. Greenwood Lake offers the perfect location for sailing or water-skiing while the flawless Appalachian Trail features some of the region’s best hiking options. There are a number of meticulously-maintained golf courses to hone your game. The beautiful mountainside is the ideal spot for a day at the slopes. In Warwick, you will never be at a loss for things to do.