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Geography of New York (state)

The geography of New York state varies widely. Most of New York is dominated by farms, forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New Yorks Adirondack Park is larger than any U.S. National Park in the contiguous United States. Niagara Falls, on the Niagara River as it flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario, is a popular attraction. The Hudson River begins near Lake Tear of the Clouds and flows south through the eastern part of the state without draining lakes George or Champlain. Lake George empties at its north end into Lake Champlain, whose northern end extends into Canada, where it drains int ...

List of places in New York (state)

The following is a series of lists by alphabet of current cities, towns, unincorporated communities, counties, and other recognized places in the U.S. state of New York. They also include information on the number and names of counties in which the places lie and their lower and upper ZIP code bounds, if applicable. Click a letter to find places in New York starting with that letter. For the links to individual pages of places, please see the Administrative divisions of New York at the bottom.

Blue Line (New York State)

The Blue Line is the term used in New York state for the boundaries of the Adirondack and Catskill parks, within which can be found the states Forest Preserve. The state constitution requires that any property owned or acquired by the state in those parks "be forever kept as wild forest lands" and prohibits it from selling or transferring them in any way. It is so called because blue ink was used when they were first drawn on state maps. Began a tradition that persists to this day, although private cartographers also often used green. Although initially they were intended only to guide the ...

Butternut Creek (Otsego County)

Butternut Creek flows for 37 miles before converging with the Unadilla River just downstream of Mount Upton, New York. The creek has many fish for fishing dominated by largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, wall-eye, chain pickerel, rock bass, and yellow perch.

Camp Topridge

Camp Topridge is an Adirondack Great Camp bought in 1920 and substantially expanded and renovated in 1923 by Marjorie Merriweather Post, founder of General Foods and the daughter of C. W. Post. The "camp", near Keese Mill, in the U.S. state of New York, was considered by Post to be a "rustic retreat", it consisted of 68 buildings, including a fully staffed main lodge and private guest cabins, each staffed with its own butler. It was one of the largest of the Adirondack great camps and possibly the most elaborately furnished. In the camp 207 with an area of 84 hectares and was located on th ...

Colton Flow

Colton Flow is a lake located by Colton, New York. Fish species present in the reservoir are smallmouth bass, northern pike, rock bass, yellow perch, black bullhead, and walleye. There is a boat launch located on Gulf Road.

Irondequoit Gully

The Irondequoit Gully, or more commonly known in colloquial terms as simply, The Gully, is a path created by a stream that flows to Irondequoit Bay in New York State, United States. The Gully was once a trolley route. Most of The Gully runs through private backyards. On the sides of the beam in a 2-3 meter 6.5–10 feet of the Embankments. There is evidence of mass transit with the remains of bridges, cement pillars sticking out of the ground and building foundations.

Macombs Purchase

Macombs Purchase is a large historical area of northern New York in the United States purchased from the state in 1791 by Alexander Macomb, a merchant who had become rich during the American Revolutionary War. He acted as a land speculator, selling off portions of this land.

Niagara Frontier

The Niagara Frontier refers to the stretch of land in the United States that is south of Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and extends westward to Cleveland, Ohio. The term dates to the War of 1812, when the northern border was in contention between the United States and British forces in Canada. It refers only to the land east of the Niagara River and south of Lake Erie within the United States. The western side of the Niagara River, on the Canada/Ontario side, is the Niagara Peninsula, it is considered part of the Golden Horseshoe. Niagara border is part of the region known as Western new York ...

Tug Hill

Tug Hill, sometimes referred to as the Tug Hill Plateau, is an upland region in Upstate New York in the United States, famous for heavy winter snows. The Tug Hill region is east of Lake Ontario, north of Oneida Lake, and west of the Adirondack Mountains. The region is separated from the Adirondacks by the Black River Valley. Although the region has traditionally been known as the tug hill plateau, because its top is flat, this is not plateau, but rather a Cuesta, as it consists of sedimentary rocks that tip up on one side, approximately 350 feet 110 meters in the West to over 2.000 feet 61 ...

Twin Tiers

The Twin Tiers are the collective counties that lie on the New York-Pennsylvania border on either side of the 42nd parallel north. The region is predominantly rural and contains many small towns. Separately, the two halves of the twin tiers region called the southern tier region in upstate new York and Northern region in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. "North" and "South" designations relative to the States in which they are located, not relative to each other.

Watkins and Flint Purchase

The Watkins and Flint Purchase is a tract of land, approximately 300.000 acres, in the Southern Tier of New York State granted to John W. Watkins and Royal Flint and associates of New York City, in 1794, following an application to the New York Commissioners of the Land-Office in 1791. It is bounded on the north by the Central New York Military Tract, on the east by the Boston Ten Townships, on the west by the Preemption Line which separates it from the Phelps and Gorham Purchase and on the south by an east-west strip north of the Pennsylvania border at 42 degrees north, which was the orig ...


ⓘ Geography of New York (state)

  • The geography of New York state varies widely. Most of New York is dominated by farms, forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York s Adirondack Park
  • The geography of New York City is characterized by its coastal position at the meeting of the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean in a naturally sheltered
  • of New York are the various units of government that provide local services, local meaning not statewide in the State of New York The New York State
  • New York is a state located in the Northeastern United States. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an
  • The New York State Police NYSP is the official state police force of the U.S. state of New York and employs over 5, 000 sworn state troopers. It is part
  • The New York State Education Department NYSED is the department of the New York state government responsible for the supervision for all public schools
  • The New York New Jersey Harbor Estuary, also known as the Hudson - Raritan Estuary, is in the Mid - Atlantic states of New Jersey and New York on the East
  • of state parks in the U.S. state of New York Also listed are state golf courses, seasonal hunting areas, and former state parks. In New York state parks
  • Market Authority Geography of New York Category: Geography of New York state commons: Category: Geography of New York Geology of New York state commons: Category: Geology
  • The New York State Pavilion is a historic world s fair pavilion at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Flushing, Queens, New York The New York State Pavilion