New City is located in the heart of Clarkstown. The county offices are located on Main street, along with shopping and dining, and the town library. New York City is only 30 miles away, with easy access to the New York Thruway, Garden State Parkway, and the Palisades Parkway. There are plenty of train and bus public transportation options available for commuting.
New City is considered a desirable place to live, and Clarkstown is often ranked as one of the best places to live in the US. Most people live in New City because it is a peaceful, affluent suburb. The schools are highly regarded, and all residents have access to the 21 parks and 3 swimming pools of Clarkstown Recreation. New City is home to a number of parks and trails, and driving around town you will often get beautiful lake views.
Most students living at New City attend schools at the Clarkstown School District.