New York State

"The Empire State"


Learn About Our State 

 Famous Landmarks:

  • Google Earth - tour of 10 Famous Landmarks 
  • Google Maps
  1. New York City Sites

  2. New York State Sites 

 Geographical Features:

  • Climate
  • Topography
  • Plant Life
  • Wildlife

 History:

 

 Facts:

  • State Capital - Albany
  • Governor - David Patterson
  • Senators:
  1. Hilary Clinton
  2. Charles Schumer
  • Motto - Excelsior (ever upward)
  • State Song - I Love New York
  • State Bird - bluebird
  • State Tree - sugar maple
  • State Flower - rose
  • State Forest Preserves:
  1. Adirondacks, 2.5 million acres
  2. Catskills, 250,000 acres
  • Number of State Parks - 176
  • Ten Largest Cities:
  1. New York City
  2. Buffalo
  3. Rochester
  4. Yonkers
  5. Syracuse
  6. Albany
  7. New Rochelle
  8. Mount Vernon
  9. Schenectady
  10. Utica 

Home Page


This page will help you learn about New York State. Discover its mountains, geographical features, plants, animals, natural resources, and famous landmarks.

  • "Fly" over New York State with Google Earth
  • See Google Maps of famous places
  • Discover the Adirondack State Park - large enough to hold all of Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, and Yosemite National Parks within its borders
  • Link to pictures of plants and animals
  • See pictures of the different seasons