Unique New York Wallpaper and Facts about New York

Above: New York Wallpaper: The Arch at Washington Square Park in Manhattan,

with the NYU campus visible in the background.

Photo credit: pic2fly.com

10 fast facts about New York

1. The official state flower of New York is the Rose.

2. The official state tree of New York is the Sugar Maple.

3. The official state bird of New York is the Bluebird.

4. The state of New York is home to 100 State Parks.

5. The state of New York has 34 National Parks, according to the National Park Service. Scroll down for a complete list. 

6. New York is divided into eleven geographical regions: New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Catskills, Capital-Saratoga, Central Region, Adirondacks, Thousand Islands Seaway, Finger Lakes, Niagara Frontier, and Chautauqua-Allegheny.

7. The five largest cities in New york (by population size) are New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers and Syracuse, in that order.

8. The five boroughs of New York City are Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island.

9. New York City is America's largest city, with a resident population of more than 8.3 million. New York's next largest city has less than 300,000 residents. 

10. The state of New York has two Ivy League universities: Columbia and Cornell

Below: A typical avenue on Manhattan's West Side.  

Photo: virtualofficefaq.wordpress.com

National Parks in New York state

Here's an alphabetical list of National Parks and historic sites in the state of New York:

  1. African Burial Ground National Monument
  2. Appalachian National Scenic Trail
  3. Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail 
  4. Castle Clinton National Monument
  5. Chesapeake Bay 
  6. Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
  7. Ellis Island 
  8. Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
  9. Federal Hall National Memorial
  10. Fire Island National Seashore
  11. Fort Stanwix National Monument
  12. Gateway National Recreation Area
  13. General Grant National Memorial
  14. Governor's Island National Monument
  15. Hamilton Grange National Memorial
  16. Harriet Tubman National Historic Park 
  17. Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
  18. Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area
  19. Lower East Side Tenement Museum National Historic Site 
  20. Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
  21. National Parks of New York Harbor 
  22. Niagara Falls National Heritage Area
  23. North Country National Scenic Trail
  24. Sagamore Hill National Historic Site 
  25. Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site
  26. Saratoga National Historical Park
  27. Statue of Liberty National Monument & Ellis Island
  28. Stonewall National Monument 
  29. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site 
  30. Thomas Cole National Historic Site
  31. Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River
  32. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
  33. Washington Rochambeau National Historic Trail 
  34. Women's Rights National Historical Park

Below: The Wonder Wheel at Coney Island in Brooklyn.

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Top Ten New York City Tourist Attractions:

  1. Botanical Gardens in the Bronx
  2. Bronx Zoo in the Bronx
  3. Coney Island in Brooklyn
  4. New York Public Library in Manhattan
  5. Central Park in Manhattan
  6. Empire State Building in Manhattan
  7. Grand Central Station Terminal in Manhattan
  8. Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan
  9. Rockefeller Center in Manhattan
  10. Shea Stadium in Queens

New York Wallpaper

Below: A cool shot of South Bronx.

Photo: yadontunderstand.com

Above: The Staten Island skyline.

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Above: Cornell University Campus in Ithaca.

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Above: Niagara Falls was America's first National Park,

and is the most popular New York Wallpaper theme. 

Photo: hawaiidermatology.com


Above: A home in the posh yet quaint town of Saugerties. 

Photo: https://s-media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/originals/90/84/3a/90843aec46de19f5593feb947fca602a.jpg

Above: The toy-like town of Poughkeepsie. 

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jag9889/4512847950/

Above: The light house at Montauk Point, Long Island

is a popular theme in New York Wallpaper images. 

Photo: flickriver.com

Above: The Rockefeller Mansion in Tarrytown, Long Island. 

Photo: dict.space.4goo.net

Above: The Hudson Light House.

Photo: familysearch.org


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