According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2). It is directly north of the New York City borough of the Bronx and borders Eastchester, New Rochelle and Mount Vernon. Pelham’s southern border abuts a small portion of the borough of the Bronx, commonly called “Bronx Manor”. The area is named for the borough and the village of Pelham Manor. As of the 2010 census, this small area consists of 1,444 residents living on nine residential streets: Split Rock Road, Lincoln Avenue, Ropes Avenue, McOwen Avenue, Hutchinson Avenue, Flint Avenue, Hollers Avenue, Boston Road, Pelham Bay Park West, and Good Place. Pelham Bay Park is located immediately south of Bronx Manor.
This 250-foot-wide (76 m) strip of land is technically located in the Bronx, and properties are taxed accordingly at Bronx rates. Bronx Manor residents have a New York City address with a Westchester telephone area code and exchange (914-738), and Pelham ZIP code (10803). Residents of Bronx Manor are eligible for political jobs for which a New York City residence is required. Bronx Manor is served by the MTA Regional Bus Operations’ Bx16 route. Students residing in Bronx Manor are zoned for Pelham/Westchester public schools, per a 1948 contract between New York City and Westchester County. Bronx Manor includes Glover Field, the playing grounds for the athletic teams of Pelham public schools. Bronx Manor is served by the fire and police departments of Pelham.