The West Village is the western portion of the Greenwich Village neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan. The area is usually defined as bounded by the Hudson River on the west and either Sixth Avenue or Seventh Avenue on the east, extending from 14th Street down to Houston Street. The Far West Village extends from the Hudson River to Hudson Street. Bordering neighborhoods include Chelsea to the north, the South Village, and the newly invented (2009) area called Hudson Square to the south, and Central Village to the east. The neighborhood is primarily residential, with a multitude of small restaurants, shops and services. The area is part of Manhattan Community Board 2 and the Sixth Precinct of the New York Police Department. The Sixth Precinct also covers an area east of the West Village between Sixth Avenue and Broadway from Houston to 14th Street.
• 14th Street – Eighth Avenue at Eighth Avenue; serving the A C E L trains
West Fourth Street – Washington Square at Sixth Avenue; serving the A B C D E F M trains
• 14th Street at Seventh Avenue; serving the 1 2 3 trains
Christopher Street – Sheridan Square at Seventh Avenue; serving the 1 2 trains
• Houston Street at Varick Street; serving the 1 2 trains