Rensselaer County is in New York. Whether you are a potential homeowner looking for a lot for sale or a builder or developer seeking land for sale for your next project, the perfect property for you may be found in New York. The Empire State of New York is located in the Northeastern region of the United States and is the third most populous state in the country. New York State is home to the most populous city in the U.S., New York City, with more than 8.1 million people, followed in population by Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, Syracuse and Albany, the state capital. New York City also is home to many of the world’s largest corporations, and is the center of finance, banking, communication and culture in the U.S. New York City also is known for its status as the main immigration port of entry into the United States. New York City is made up of five boroughs, four of which are on three islands at the mouth of the Hudson River: Manhattan Island; Staten Island; and Long Island, which includes Brooklyn and Queens on its western end. Beyond New York City, New York is dominated by farms, rivers, mountains, forests and lakes. Eastern New York offers the Great Appalachian Valley, with Lake Champlain in the northern region of the valley with the Hudson River flowing south toward the Atlantic Ocean. The beautiful Adirondack Mountains rise west of the valley and include the Adirondack Park, the largest state park in the United States. New York also is home to the first state park in the United States at Niagara Falls. Overall, New York has 22 national parks, 4 National Heritage Areas, 27 National Natural Landmarks, 262 National Historic Landmarks and more than 5,000 listings on the National Register of Historic Places. Some of the highlights include: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island; the African Burial Ground National Monument; Fire Island National Seashore; the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Historic Site; and Saratoga National Historic Park. With a quarter of its land in farms, the State of New York is a major agricultural producer, especially for products like dairy, apples, cherries, cabbage and others. The state is the nation’s third-largest grape producer and second-largest wine producer by volume. New York also exports a wide variety of goods, and has a large manufacturing sector. As one might imagine, tourism is a major contributor to the state’s economy. The weather in New York is impacted by both the warm humid air from the southwest, and the cold, dry air from the northwest, making for colder winters and cooler summers in the Upstate and rather warm, often humid, summers by comparison in the lower state. New York offers its residents an extensive variety of outdoor, cultural, sporting, employment, living and recreational opportunities.
If you are seeking property in New York, you will find a wide variety of choices from waterfront property for sale, lake property for sale, riverfront land for sale, beachfront lots for sale, golf course lots for sale, mountain lots for sale, vacant land for sale and even cheap land for sale.
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