New York County Map

Located in the northeastern United States, the state of New York comprises 62 counties. Of these, 12 counties were created following the take over of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam by the British. However, two counties among these original 12 have been abolished. Bronx County, which was created in 1914, is the newest formation. Kings County is the most populous with 2,504,700 people, while Hamilton is the least populated and has a population of only 4,836 people. While New York County covers an area of 33.77 square miles, St Lawrence is the largest county covering an area of 2,821 square miles.
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New York, situated in the north-eastern part of the US, is nothing less than world-famous. The state is most famous for the existence of its lively New York City (NYC), which is the main financial and cultural hub of not only the state but the whole the country. The New York State is the third most populated state of the nation with the population of 19,651,127 and New York City houses around 40 percent of this population. The State of New York has also been named as the Empire State for its abundance of money, resources, and diversity. The New York City is most-noted for being the biggest gateway for migration to the US. The New York City seems to attract significantly more foreign tourists as compared to the other US cities.

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The New York State is bounded by Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the south and by Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut to the east. It has some maritime border with the Rhode Island and also shares international boundaries with the Canadian provinces, i.e. Quebec to the north and Ontario to the north and west.

New York Counties

The New York State has 62 counties. Every county is further segregated into towns and cities. Some of the notable counties are the Bronx County, Erie County, Nassau County, New York County, Westchester County, and Suffolk County.

Bronx County

The Bronx County became a part of the New York County only in the late 19th century after annexing from the county of Westchester. Bronx is also the northern most borough of the five boroughs, which constitute the New York City. Though the county is the third most populous in the US, but about one-fourth of the region is open space.

The Bronx Museum built in 1971 has various educational programs and revolving exhibits, especially focused on the children of ages five to eleven along with their families. The Museum offers special performances, film screenings, guide tours, and lot more by the guest artists. It has a collection of over 800 artefacts and photographs.

The New York Botanical Garden spread in 250 acres provides its visitors live exhibits in the 50 gardens along with special exhibits all through the year. The Garden also features special holiday exhibits like concert series, model train displays, and special shopping experiences along with dining in the gardens. The other facilities available in the garden are cooking classes, farmer's market, and an antique show.

The Bronx Zoo is another facility, which attracts visitors from all across the world. The Zoo has a 4-D theater, tropic animal installation, sea lion pool and also exhibits of lemurs, tigers, and reptiles. The Zoo also possesses a separate zoo, especially designed for kids. Its attractions are monorail, monkey and mouse house, and a bug carousel.

Apart from these, Yankee Stadium, Wave Hill, Pelham Bay Park, Hunters Island, Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, Fort Schuyler, Christ Church, and Derfner Judaica Museum, etc. are the prominent places to visit in the county.

Erie County

Erie County, with the county seat as Buffalo has been named after the Lake Erie. The county shares border with Ontario, the Canadian province. First Niagara Center, Ralph Wilson Stadium, Buffalo Museum and Zoo, Coco-Cola Field, Lafayette Sqaure, Martin's Fantasy Island, Temple Beth Zion, McKinley Monument, Squaw Island, Electric Tower, Glen Falls, and Trinity Episcopal Church, etc. are eye-catching places to visit in the county.

Nassau County

The Nassau County, with the county seat as Mineola, is spread over an area of 287 sq. miles. Aviation Museum, Nassau County Museum, Belmont Park, Sagamore Hill, Adventureland, Lido Beach, Tobay Beach, Inwood Country Club, Gilgo State Park, Bar Beach, Stepping Stones Light, and Massapequa, etc. are the main attractions of the county.

New York County (Manhattan)

Manhattan, most densely populated of boroughs of the NYC, the borough, is coterminous with the New York County. The county is widely known for its vineyard tours, historic villages, famous mansions and battlefields sites. The huge Central Park, which was opened for public in 1858 in Manhattan became the first public park of the nation. It is one of the most visited tourist attraction in the US. The Chrysler Building is the pinnacle of architecture and Manhattan’s eye-popping skyscraper. This stainless steel spire is second only to the Empire State Building in size. The Empire State Building is the tallest building in the state with 103 stories to boast of. The observatories at the 86th floor and 102nd floor are a must visit in the building.

The Lincoln Center is a performing arts complex which hosts wide array of events in music, theater, film, and dance. The center owns more than 30 outdoor and indoor performance facilities and hosts events on a regular basis. The Metropolitan Museum is one of the very few attractions of the area where one can spend days and still see just the fraction of holdings. This biggest museum of the US holds most considerable art collections.

Westchester County

Established in the year 1683, Westchester County is named after the Chester city of England and has the county seat as White Plains. Tarrytown Music Hall, Lyndhurst, Katonah Museum, Hudson River Museum, Croton Point Park, Untermyer Park, Thomas Paine Cottage, and De Wint House are the notable places in the county.


List of Counties in New York

County NamePopulation (2016)Area (sq. mi.)
Albany County Map308,846523.45
Allegany County Map47,0771030.22
Bronx County Map1,455,72042.03
Broome County Map195,334706.82
Cattaraugus County Map77,6771309.85
Cayuga County Map77,861693.18
Chautauqua County Map129,5041062.05
Chemung County Map86,322408.17
Chenango County Map48,579894.36
Clinton County Map81,0731038.95
Columbia County Map60,989635.73
Cortland County Map48,070499.65
Delaware County Map45,5231446.37
Dutchess County Map294,473801.59
Erie County Map921,0461044.21
Essex County Map38,1021796.8
Franklin County Map50,4091631.49
Fulton County Map53,828496.17
Genesee County Map58,482494.11
Greene County Map47,508647.75
Hamilton County Map4,5421720.39
Herkimer County Map62,6131411.25
Jefferson County Map114,0061272.2
Kings County Map2,629,15070.61
Lewis County Map26,8651275.42
Livingston County Map64,257632.13
Madison County Map71,329655.86
Monroe County Map747,727659.29
Montgomery County Map49,276404.82
Nassau County Map1,361,500286.69
New York County Map1,643,73422.96
County NamePopulation (2016)Area (sq. mi.)
Niagara County Map211,758522.95
Oneida County Map231,1901212.7
Onondaga County Map466,194780.29
Ontario County Map109,828644.38
Orange County Map379,210816.34
Orleans County Map41,346391.4
Oswego County Map118,987953.3
Otsego County Map60,0971002.8
Putnam County98,900231.28
Queens County Map2,333,054109.24
Rensselaer County Map160,070653.96
Richmond County Map476,01558.48
Rockland County Map326,780174.22
St. Lawrence County Map110,0382685.6
Saratoga County Map227,053811.84
Schenectady County Map154,553206.1
Schoharie County Map31,317622.02
Schuyler County Map18,099328.71
Seneca County Map34,777324.91
Steuben County Map96,9401392.64
Suffolk County Map1,492,583912.2
Sullivan County Map74,801969.71
Tioga County Map48,760518.69
Tompkins County Map104,871476.05
Ulster County Map179,2251126.48
Warren County Map64,567869.29
Washington County Map61,800835.44
Wayne County Map90,798604.21
Westchester County Map974,542432.82
Wyoming County Map40,791592.91
Yates County Map24,923338.24
Source: factfinder.census.gov

Most Populous counties in New York

Kings County (Brooklyn): 2,504,700
Queens County (Queens): 2,230,722
New York County (Manhattan): 1,585,873
Suffolk County: 1,493,350
Bronx County (the Bronx): 1,385,108
Nassau County: 1,339,532
Westchester County: 949,113
Erie County: 919,040
Monroe County: 744,344
Richmond County (Staten Island): 468,730

Last Updated Date: June 22,2020