I Love NY.co.uk - Facts and Trivia about New York

My Top Ten

Welcome to New York! 1. New York City has 722 miles of subway track
2. New York's highest waterfall is the 215 foot Taughannock
3. New York was the first state to require license plates on cars
4. New York has over 70,000 miles of rivers and streams
5. The first Boy's Club was established in New York City in 1876
6. Hartsdale, NY has a pet cemetery established in 1896 and containing 12,000 plots
7. Oneida, NY has the world's smallest church with the dimensions of 3.5' X 6'.
8. The first American chess tournament was held in New York in 1843
9. It's colours are blue and gold
10. Has a population of 18,976,457

It's Traditions and Favourites

State Seal Animal :: Beaver
Tree :: Sugar Maple
Slogan :: I Love New York
Colours :: Blue and Gold
Drink :: Milk
Song :: "I Love New York"
Insect :: Ladybird
Fossil :: Sea Scorpion
Reptile :: Snapping Turtle
Gemstone :: Garnet

The links above will give you all you need to know if you visit the city.