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New York, the most northern of the middle United States, and the most populous state in the Union, is bounded north by Lake Ontario, the River St. Lawrence, and Lower Canada; east by Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut; south by the Atlantic, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; and west by Pennsylvania, Lake Erie, and Niagara River. It lies between 39° 45' and 45° north latitude, and between 73° and 79° 55' west longitude, and between 2° 51' west, and 5° east longitude, from West. It is about 316 miles long, and 314 broad; containing 46,000 square miles, or 11,040,000 acres. The population in 1790, was 340,120; in 1800, 586,050; in 1810, 959,049; in 1820, 1,372,812; in 1830, 1,913,508; in 1840, 2,428,921. Of these, 853,929 were white males, 816,276 white females; 6,435 free colored males, 6,428 free colored females. Employed in mining, 1,898; in agriculture, 455,954; in commerce, 28,468; manufactures and trades, 173,193; navigating the ocean, 5,511; navigating lakes and canals, 10,167; learned professions, 14,111. A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843, New York.

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Archives/Libraries Bible Records Biographies Cemeteries
Census Records Church Records Court Records Directories
Land/Maps Mailing Lists Newspapers Indian Tribes
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Historical Old New York, Many Images<New>
Laight Street Baptist Church Marriages 1841-1850<New>
New York City Inhabitants with Occupations and Address ~ 1775<New>
New York Military Forts<New>
The Battery, 1822
Through The Mohawk Valley
West Point And The Lower Hudson

List of Farms on New York Island, 1780
Revolutionary Officers In The New York State Line
Baptisms ~ French Church at New Rochelle, New York 1702 ~ 1712
Marriages ~ French Church at New Rochelle, New York
1703 ~ 1711
Baptisms of the First Presbyterian Church, New York, City 1780- 1809

Sites we Visit

Village of Afton
Village of Sherburne
Orange County New York
History of Afton, Chenango County
Biographies of Ontario County, New York

Pages to Make us Laugh

An Early Mention Of Golf In America


New York Neighbors

Pennsylvania ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ USGenWeb ~ ALHN
New Jersey ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ USGenWeb ~ ALHN
Massachusetts ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ USGenWeb ~ ALHN
Connecticut ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ USGenWeb ~ ALHN
Vermont ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ USGenWeb ~ ALHN
Ontario Canada ~ AHGP
Quebec Canada ~ AHGP


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