NYC is made up of 5 boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx). New York State is the 27th largest state but the 4th in population (mostly in NYC ). Most of the state is referred to as ‘upstate’ to distinguish from the city . Upstate and it’s people are totally different from NYC .
|Province of New York|
|Flag Seal of the Province of New York, 1767|
|Map of the Province of New York|
|Status||Colony of England (1664–1707) Colony of Great Britain (1707–1776)|
New York City is composed of five boroughs: The Bronx , Brooklyn , Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island .
Brooklyn (/ˈbrʊklɪn/) is a borough of New York City , co-extensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York . It is the most-populous county in the state, the second-most densely populated county in the United States, and New York City’s most populous borough, with an estimated 2,648,403 residents in 2020.
New York City is highlighted in red; ” Upstate ” refers to some or all of the area north and west of the city. The Bear Mountain Bridge across the Hudson River, as seen from Bear Mountain. It connects the northern parts of Westchester and Rockland Counties, considered by some to be the southern edge of Upstate .
Statue of Liberty. Statue of Liberty. Central Park. Central Park. Rockefeller Center & Top of the Rock Observation Deck. Rockefeller Center | Photo Copyright: Lana Law. Metropolitan Museum of Art . Metropolitan Museum of Art . Broadway and the Theater District. Empire State Building. 9/11 Memorial and Museum. High Line.
The Dutch first settled along the Hudson River in 1624; two years later they established the colony of New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island. In 1664, the English took control of the area and renamed it New York.
New York (state)
|Before statehood||Province of New York|
|Admitted to the Union||July 26, 1788 (11th)|
The New York Colony was founded in 1626 by the Duke of York and other colonists on Manhattan Island. Named after the Duke of York and Albany, the brother of King Charles II of England.
Major cities near New York, NY 4 miles to Jersey City , NJ . 9 miles to Newark , NJ . 80 miles to Philadelphia , PA. 168 miles to Baltimore, MD. 192 miles to Boston, MA. 202 miles to Washington, DC. 253 miles to Rochester , NY. 286 miles to Virginia Beach, VA.
It’s not that New York is an awful place to live , it’s just that California is a much, much better place. Thanks to superior views, warmer weather, and a more laid back attitude, Cali has everything that New York lacks.
New York City, largest city in New York and the United States. Rochester , the third largest. Yonkers , the fourth largest. Syracuse , the fifth largest.
The worst neighborhoods and districts in Unsafe Areas in New York are: Long wood. A neighborhood in the Bronx , with population of 33,198 people. Fort Greene. A Brooklyn neighborhood of 23,886 people. Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill & Dumbo.
Brooklyn . The English took control of the towns in 1664 after the ceding of New Netherland and named it Kings County, after King Charles II, in 1683, when the 10 original counties were established.
As for Brooklyn , it’s generally considered safe for tourists, but some of its neighborhoods—especially East New York, Vinegar Hill, Fort Greene, Williamsburg, DUMBO, and Crown Heights—do suffer from more crime than other places in New York, according to SafeAround and Address Report.