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New York Facts, Statistics, and State Symbols

State Flag

New York

"Empire State"

Motto
Excelsior (Ever upward)
Capitol
Albany
Name Origin
In honor of the Duke of York
Statehood Date
July 26, 1788 (11st)
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Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of New York along with the year they became official.

Animal Beaver (1975)
Fish Brook Trout (1975)
Gem Garnet (1969)
Flower Rose (1955)
Tree Sugar Maple (1956)
Bird Bluebird (1970)
Insect Ladybug (1989)
Song “I Love New York” (1980)
Demographics
Population Density
401.9 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
47,214 sq mi. (122,284 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
1000 ft (304.8 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
108°F (42°C) on July 22, 1926
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–52°F (–47°C) on February 18, 1979

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