Selected New York State Sites

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Last reviewed: March 14, 2013

General


NewsLink

Links to New York state newspapers by category.
http://newslink.org/nynews.html

New York State
Official state site. Links to the governor's home page and government agencies.
http://www.ny.gov/

New York State Department of State Kids' Room
New York State history, symbols and facts geared for children. A listing of governors from 1777 to the present is provided. Puzzles and coloring pages are also available.
http://www.dos.state.ny.us/kids_room/508/home2.html

New York State Facts
Quick facts and statistics.
http://www.50states.com/newyork.htm

New York State Information and Emblems
Listing of the state's official animal, bird, fish, flower, fossil, fruit, gem, tree, flag, motto, and song.
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/reference/emblems.htm

Read Books About New York State
A list of books about New York for children and teens.
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/summer/booksnys.htm

State Facts Page
Facts, history, and geography in brief paragraph format.
http://www.iloveny.com/About-The-State/Trivia-And-Facts.aspx

The State of New York - An Introduction to the Empire State
Information about New York State, including symbols, songs and emblems, the New York Almanac, and state maps.
http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/ny_intro.htm

Cities and Regions


General

Yahoo! Get Local - New York - Cities
Select a city from the alphabetized list and search such subject categories as business and shopping, community, education, employment, entertainment and arts, health, news and media, real estate, recreation and sports, and travel and transportation. Search the local yellow pages directory. Headlines, weather, and sports scores are also provided.
http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/U_S__States/New_York/Cities/

1000 Islands

1000 Islands
Information on lodging, camping, boating, fishing, events, and things to do.
http://www.1000islands.com/

Albany

Absolutely Albany
Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau site. Listings of accommodations, shopping centers, restaurants, tours and transportation, attractions, arts, and a calendar of events.
http://www.albany.org/

Albany
Official Albany Web site.
http://www.albanyny.org/

Albany International Airport
Flight schedules, ground transportation, airline Web addresses and phone numbers, and group airport tours for kids.
http://www.albanyairport.com/

CDTA (Capital District Transportation Authority)
Bus schedules, fares, route maps, and information about STAR (Special Transit Available by Request), the transit service for people with disabilities.
http://www.cdta.org

NYCD blue: New York State's Capital District
Links to activities, colleges, events, media, places, sports, and transportation for the capital region.
http://www.december.com/places/nycd/blue.html

The Adirondacks

Adirondack Mountain Region - Official Guide to the Adirondacks
Information on where to stay and what to do during the winter or summer.
http://www.visitadirondacks.com

Binghamton

Binghamton
Official Binghamton Web site.
http://www.cityofbinghamton.com/

Buffalo

Buffalo
Official Buffalo Web site
http://www.ci.buffalo.ny.us/Home

Ithaca

Ithaca
Official Ithaca Web site.
http://www.ci.ithaca.ny.us/

Lake Champlain Area

Adirondack Coast
Visitors and Convention Bureau for Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks. Information on accommodations, dining, activities, attractions, events, museums, shopping, and history of the region.
http://www.goadirondack.com/

Long Island

Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
Links to travel guide, lodging guide, and monthly calendar of events.
http://www.licvb.com/

New York City

NYC LINK
Official New York City Web site.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/index.html

NYCtourist.com
Official New York City tourism site. Includes information on attractions, hotels, Broadway theaters, restaurants, stores, sightseeing tours, transportation, and maps.
http://www.nyctourist.com/

Niagara Falls Area

Niagara Frontier
Information on Niagara Falls and the surrounding area including attractions, sightseeing tours, museums, events, maps, lodging, restaurants, and shops.
http://www.niagarafrontiertourism.com/

Rochester

Rochester
Official Rochester Web site.
http://www.cityofrochester.gov/index.aspx?id=96

Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs
Official Saratoga Springs Web site.
http://www.saratoga-springs.org/

Syracuse

Syracuse
Official Syracuse Web site.
http://www.syracuse.ny.us/

Yonkers

Yonkers
Official Yonkers Web site.
http://www.cityofyonkers.com/

Education

New York State Education Department
Links to information on elementary, middle, secondary, vocational, professional, and higher education. See Education (K-12) and College and University Web Sites for more information.
http://www.nysed.gov/


State University of New York

Links to the 64 state colleges and universities located throughout the state.
http://www.suny.edu/

Government

Access to Municipal Government
Links to city and town governments that have Web pages.
http://www.nysegov.com/citguide.cfm?context=citguide&content=munibyalpha

Association of Towns of the State of New York
Provides training programs, information and research services, insurance programs, legal services, computer software programs, and publications to member town governments.
http://www.nytowns.org/

Citizen's Access to State Government
Links to state agencies and offices.
http://www.nysegov.com/citguide.cfm?displaymode=normal&fontsize=100&contrast=lod&superCat=102&cat=449&content=main

Government Information Locator Service
The NYS Government Information Locator Service provides a single point of access to information services provided by New York State Government agencies, the State Legislature and the State Judiciary.
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/ils/

National Association of Counties
Information on counties in New York State including a map of the state with each county outlined, a list of cities in each county, a list of county officials for each county, links to county Web sites, and links to population, demographic and housing data from the 1990 census.
http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx

New York State Assembly
Legislative reports, member information, committee updates, grants action news, and Bill Search & Legislative Information .
http://www.nyassembly.gov/

New York State Association of Counties
Serves the counties of New York State and New York City by providing legislative issues of interest to counties, policy and research information, and links to county Web sites.
http://www.nysac.org/

New York State Board of Elections
Information on registering to vote, voting, running for office, election law, and election results.
http://www.elections.ny.gov/

New York State Counties
Outline map of counties and alphabetical list of counties with county seat and date established.
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/genealogy/counties.htm

New York State Laws
The State constitution, consolidated laws, unconsolidated laws, and chapters.
http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/menugetf.cgi?COMMONQUERY=LAWS

New York State Senate
Senator lookup by zip code, biographical information on state senators, bills and laws, Senate reports, and Senate rules.
http://www.nysenate.gov/

New York State Vital Records Information
Information about birth, death, marriage, and divorce documents as well as the adoption information registry.
http://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records

State Register
Newly proposed amendments to state agency rules issued weekly.
http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register.htm

History


Adirondack Museum
The museum's collection consists of art and artifacts made or used in the Adirondack region. Exhibits on logging, mining, boating, land transportation, hunting, and camping cover two centuries. The History On-line section consists of historic photographs and text appropriate for teachers and older students.
http://www.adkmuseum.org/

A Brief Outline of the History of New Netherland
History of the Dutch settlement New Netherland (now New York).
http://www.coins.nd.edu/ColCoin/ColCoinIntros/NNHistory.html

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Information on museum collections, the research library, and exhibits. Subjects of particular interest include the history of the city of Buffalo, Native Americans in western New York, the War of 1812, the Erie Canal, and Niagara Falls.
http://www.bechs.org/

Buffalo History Works
The history and culture of Buffalo and western New York told with photographs and text. Contents include the Erie Canal, railroading, the Pan-American Exposition, and links to other sites related to Buffalo.
http://www.buffalohistoryworks.com/

Colonial Albany Social History Project
Pre-industrial community life in Albany presented with text and graphics.
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/albany/

The Documentarian
Exhibition of historical and genealogical materials from seven member libraries of the Mohawk Valley Library Association.
http://www.mvls.info/lhg/

Drums Along the Mohawk
Information on the people, places, and events of the Mohawk and Schoharie valleys during the American Revolution. http://www.nyhistory.net/~drums/

Historic Albany Foundation
Provides advocacy, education, and technical assistance for those interested in the restoration and rehabilitation of historic buildings in Albany.
http://www.historic-albany.org/

History of the Erie Canal
Chronology and bibliography of the Erie Canal. It also includes maps.
http://www.eriecanal.org/index.html

Long Island Maps and Their Makers
Collection of maps detailing the history and development of Long Island beginning with the Dutch colonial era.
http://www.stonybrook.edu/libmap/contents.htm

National Women's Hall of Fame
Visitor information, a list and brief biographies of the inductees, and educational resources on women's history.
http://www.greatwomen.org/

New York City Subway
History of the New York City subway system plus links to other sites relevant to transit and rail transportation.
http://www.nycsubway.org/

New York History Net
Information on the people, places, and events of the Mohawk and Schoharie valleys during the American Revolution.
http://www.nyhistory.com

New York State Historical Association
Institution that works to collect and preserve objects significant to New York history.
http://www.nysha.org/

New York State Historical Maps
Maps of New York State from 1556 through 1895.
http://www.stonybrook.edu/libmap/nymaps.htm

New York State History
Electronic journal devoted to the study of New York and its people based at the History Department at the University at Albany.
http://www.albany.edu/nystatehistory/

Places Where Women Made History
Travel itinerary of 33 properties in New York State listed in the National Register of Historic Places and of significance to women's history.
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/pwwmh/index.htm

Stockade Historic District
Information on the Schenectady neighborhood including a map, photographs, architecture, and history of the area.
http://www.historicstockade.com/

Underground Railroad Travel Itinerary
A list of sites for the Underground Railroad located throughout the U.S. including New York State. Maps, photographs, and brief descriptions are provided.
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/states.htm

Sports


Baseball

National Baseball Hall of Fame
Visitor information, a list and biographies of the inductees, exhibits and collections, and research library.
http://baseballhall.org/

New York Mets
http://newyork.mets.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/index.jsp?c_id=nym

New York Yankees
http://newyork.yankees.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/index.jsp?c_id=nyy

Basketball

New York Knicks
http://www.nba.com/knicks/

Football

Buffalo Bills
http://www.buffalobills.com/

New York Giants
http://www.giants.com/

New York Jets
http://www.newyorkjets.com

Hockey

Buffalo Sabres
http://sabres.nhl.com

New York Islanders
http://islanders.nhl.com

New York Rangers
http://rangers.nhl.com

Soccer

New York Red Bulls
http://www.newyorkredbulls.com/

Travel

I Love NY
Official New York State tourism site. Search under vacation regions, accommodations, attractions, events, travel ideas, or recreation and adventure.
http://www.iloveny.com/

National Park Service in New York
Links to National Park sites in the state.
http://www.nps.gov/state/NY/index.htm

New York State Parks
Information on parks, recreation areas, and historic sites.
http://nysparks.com/

New York State Thruway
Toll and traveler information, driving safety and emergency tips, and updates on highway construction.
http://www.thruway.ny.gov/index.shtml

Last Updated: February 26, 2014
March 17, 2014