New York State

ABOUT NEW YORK STATE

Capital: Albany

Land Area
: 47,214 sq. miles

Population
: 19,190,115

Counties
: 62

Highest Point
:
Mt. Marcy at 5,344 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Essex

Lowest Point
:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level

Geographic Center
:
Located in Madison County approx. 12 miles south of Oneida and 26 miles southwest of Utica


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The New York State Geological Survey (NYSGS) is a bureau of
the New York State Museum in the New York State Education Department.
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