Queens, New York

Queens is physically located on Long Island, in the southeast portion of New York State. The neighborhood of Jamaica, roughly in the center of the county, is located at 40 41′ 29″ north latitude, 73 48′ 22″. It is the eastern-most of the five boroughs (counties) which make up New York City.

The 2000 Census counted 2,229,379 residents in Queens, although it is estimated that the Census undercounted by the borough by at least several thousand people.