New Yorkers are indeed a special breed. So special, in fact, that you would think you can only find a true New Yorker in one place...New York. Well, as it turns out, there are 13 other places called New York around the world, according to Geo Targit.

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Before we get to the other places named New York, let's take a brief look at the origin of New York.

Prior to being colonized by Europeans, New York was the home of many native American tribes, according to History,

Semi-nomadic Indigenous people have been living in the area now known as New York for at least 13,000 years. The Haudenosaunee Native Americans arrived in the Adirondack region of New York between 1,400 and 4,000 years ago. They created an alliance of Iroquoian-speaking nations including the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca tribes.

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New York State was one of the 13 original colonies and states. Initially settled by the Dutch, the English took control of the area and named it New York, according to History. The population of New York State is 20,201,249, as of the 2020 U.S. Census, according to Brittanica.

These 13 Places Are Also Named New York

In New Jersey, New York State's neighbor, there is a town called West New York, but we're not counting it in the 13. In America, there are 6 other places named New York.

1. New York, Texas
New York, Texas, is located in Henderson County, about 11 miles east of Athens and 87 miles east of Dallas.

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2. New York, New Mexico
New York, New Mexico, is located in Cibola County.

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3. New York, Missouri

New York is a ghost town in Scott County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The first settlement at New York was made in the 1840s by a colony of Germans who immigrated via New York City, hence the name.

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4. New York, Kentucky

New York is an unincorporated community located in Ballard County, Kentucky, United States. It has a population of 10, and is about 19 miles away from the city of Paducah.

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5. New York, Iowa
New York, Iowa, is a former town in Wayne County. It appears to just be farmland now.

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6. New York, Florida
New York, Florida, is located in Santa Rosa County. It is in the panhandle area of the state.

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Cities named New York in Jamaica
7. New York - Saint Catherine
8. New York - Saint Ann

Cities named New York in South Africa
9. New York - Limpopo

Cities named New York in Singapore
10. New York - SG

Cities named New York in Mexico
11. New York - Chiapas

Cities named New York in Honduras
12. New York - Santa Barbara

Cities named New York in the United Kingdom
13. New York - Lincolnshire

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