New York became the 11th state on July 26th 1788. New York is commonly known as "The Empire State", a reference to the states wealth and prosperity.
Origin of states name: The name New York comes from the British Duke of York.
Population: The population of New York is in excess of 18.9 million people based on the last census figures of 2000. Find the best moving company NYC has available to assist you in joining this growing population!
The state capital of New York is Albany and the state is surrounded by other states including Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Rhode Island or which it shares a water border. New York also has a border with Canada and a long coastline facing the Atlantic Ocean. Qualified New York moving companies will be happy to help you relocate anywhere in the state.
Driver's license information, applications, testing requirements, Driver's manuals and testing locations can all be found on the New York Department of Motor Vehicles website. New York moving company professionals can also assist you in locating the nearest DMV office.
Economy: New York is known as one of three US dairy states, Wisconsin and California being the other two. Dairy farming is thus a big contributor to the economy. New York City and state has many corporate Headquarters so the state has a high number of people working in management positions management. Publishing, food processing, chemicals production and electronic production are big contributors to the economy.
State Bird: The state bird of New York is the Bluebird or Sialia WilsonII. The bluebird has a beautiful singing voice and can be found throughout the country although it prefers the warmer climate more to the south.
State Flower: The state flower is the Rose, all varieties and colors.
State Song: The state sons is "I love New York" by S. Karmen which sings the praises of this unique state. If you’re dreaming of moving to NYC, find the best moving company New York has available to help you today!