Neighborhoods In Queens

neighborhoods_queens_300x300Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City, geographically adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the western end of Long Island. Coterminous with Queens County since 1899, the borough of Queens is the second-largest in population (behind Brooklyn), with approximately 2.3 million residents in 2013, approximately 48% of them foreign-born; Queens County is also the second most populous county in New York State, behind neighboring Kings County, which is coterminous with the borough of Brooklyn. Queens is the fourth-most densely populated county among New York City’s boroughs, as well as in the United States; and if each New York City borough were an independent city, Queens would also be the nation’s fourth most populous city, after Los Angeles, Chicago, and Brooklyn. Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world.

Queens was established in 1683 as one of the original 12 counties of New York and was named for the Portuguese Princess Catherine of Braganza (1638 – 1705), who was at the time queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Queens became a borough of New York City in 1898. From 1683 until 1899, the County of Queens included what is now Nassau County.

Name
Arverne
Astoria
Bayside
Bayswater
Bellaire
Belle Harbor
Bellerose
Breezy Point
Briarwood
Broad Channel
Cambria Heights
City Line
College Point
Corona
Douglaston
East Elmhurst
Edgemere
Elmhurst
Far Rockaway
Floral Park
Flushing
Forest Hills
Fort Totten
Fresh Meadows
Fresh Pond
Glen Oaks
Glendale
Hammels
Hillcrest
Hollis Hills
Holliswood
Howard Beach
Hunters Point
Jackson Heights
Jamaica
Jamaica Center
Jamaica Estates
Jamaica Hills
Kew Garden
Kew Gardens Hills
Laurelton
LeFrak City
Little Neck
Long Island City
Maspeth
Meadowmere
Middle Village
Neponsit
North Corona
Northeastern Queens
Ozone Park
Pomonok
Queens Village
Rego Park
Richmond Hill
Ridgewood
Rochdale
Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Park
Rosedale
Roxbury
Saint Albans
Seaside
South Jamaica
Springfield Gardens
Sunnyside
Warnerville
Whitestone
Woodhaven
Woodside