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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 estimated 19.45 million residents in 2019,[6] it is the fourth most populous state. In order to distinguish the state from its city with the same name, it is sometimes referred to as New York State (NYS).

Two-thirds of the state’s population lives in the New York metropolitan area (nearly 40% on Long Island).[9] The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York, the future King James II of England. With an estimated population of 8.39 million in 2018,[9] New York City is the most populous city in the United States and the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States.[10][11][12] The New York metropolitan area is one of the most populous in the world.[13][14] Source Wikipedia.

New York Nursing News

According to New York ranks number 8 among all 50 states in nursing salary. The average RN salary $83,450 and average hourly is $40.12. The number of RNs in New York, as of 2019, is 180,170. (stats from

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If you are looking to relocate or move, travel nurse to, get a new job in/near, or just travel/vacation, you will find the following New York City Links helpful in your planning.

New York, NY Rochester, NY Greece, NY Schenectady, NY
Hempstead, NY Huntington, NY Greenburgh, NY Utica, NY
Brookhaven, NY Yonkers, NY Clarkstown, NY Clay, NY
Islip, NY Syracuse, NY Cheektowaga, NY Hamburg, NY
Oyster Bay, NY Ramapo, NY Colonie, NY Southampton, NY
Buffalo, NY Amherst, NY New Rochelle, NY White Plains, NY
North Hempstead, NY Smithtown, NY Tonawanda Town, NY  
Babylon, NY Albany, NY Mount Vernon, NY  

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New York State Facts


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.

State of New York government website

Top 10 Travel Destinations in New York

  1. New York City
  2. Lake Placid
  3. Lake George
  4. Thousand Islands
  5. Buffalo
  6. Finger Lakes
  7. Places in New York: Albany
  8. Ithaca
  9. Rochester
  10. Montauk

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New York fun facts

New York is a state in the Northeastern United States.

It is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south and ConnecticutMassachusetts, and Vermont to the east. The state has a maritime border with Rhode Island, east of Long Island, as well as an international border with the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the north and Ontario to the northwest.

As of September 2018, the population of New York was estimated to be about 20 million people. It is the 4th most populous state in the United States.

New York is the 27th largest state in the United States in terms of total area with 141,300 square kilometers (54,555 square miles).

Albany is the capital city of New York. The city is known for its rich history, commerce, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher education. Albany is one of the oldest surviving European settlements from the original thirteen colonies and the longest continuously chartered city in the United States.

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