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State of New York

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Facts about New York

  • The State of New York is the 11th U.S. state.
  • New York received statehood on July 26, 1788.
  • New York's state capital is Albany.
  • New York's state postal abbreviation is NY.

New York's Bird, Flower, Motto, Song, Tree

  • Official State Bird: Eastern Bluebird
  • Official State Bird Latin Name: Sialia sialis

  • Official State Flower: Rose
  • Official State Flower Latin Name: Rosa
  • Year: 1955

  • Official State Motto: Excelsior
  • Official State Motto Latin Translation: Ever Upward

  • Official State Song: I Love New York

  • Official State Tree: Sugar maple
  • Official State Tree Latin Name: Acer saccharum
  • Year: 1956

New York's Sports

MLB - Major League Baseball Teams NBA - National Basketball Association Teams NFL - National Football League Teams NHL - National Hockey League Teams WNBA - Womens National Basketball Association Teams NLL - National Lacrosse League Teams MLL - Major League Lacrosse Teams WPS - Womens Professional Soccer Teams MISL - Major Indoor Soccer League Teams

New York's State Government and Public Safety


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