Sleepy Hollow Village
The village of Sleepy Hollow in the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County, New York is not a fictional place! It's located on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles north of New York City. The population of the village at the 2010 census was 9,870. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a short story about the local area and its infamous Headless Horseman who lived in Tarrytown and is buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery made this village famous. Also, because of this Sleepy Hollow is considered to be one of the most haunted places in the world!