Bronx County, NY
Bronx County is one of the five boroughs of New York City, covering 57 mi². Located north of Manhattan and Queens, more than one quarter of the area is open space. Bronx County was established on January 1, 1914 - the last county established in New York State. Within its borders are a reported 1,432,132 residents. Climate is temperate with an average of 48 inches of rain and 26 inches of snow a year.
Kings County, NY
Kings County is the most populous county in New York with a 2018 population of 2,648,771. Established in 1683, Kings County is one of five boroughs in New York City. It encompasses an area of 69.5 mi² and has 30 miles of shoreline. Brooklyn, known sometimes as “the great mistake, was merged with New York City in 1898, making Brooklyn’s land borders exactly the same as the Kings County's.
New York County, NY
New York County was named in honor of King James II of England, who was also the Duke of York. Established in 1683, the county is considered the most densely populated of the five boroughs with a population of 1,628,701 spread out over just 22.83 mi².
Queens County, NY
Queens County is the largest and easternmost of the five New York boroughs. The county covers 178 mi² and has a population of 2,278,906. Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world. September, June and May are the most pleasant months, while January and February are quite cold. Queens was established in 1683.
Suffolk County, NY
Suffolk County covers 2,373 mi². County officials claim it as the leading agricultural county in the state of New York. Established in 1683, the county seat is Riverhead and the largest city is Brookhaven. 2018 census data reports a population of 1,481,903.