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    Broad Channel is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It occupies the southern portion of Rulers Bar Hassock (known colloquially as \"Broad Channel Island\"), which is the only inhabited island (pop. about 3,000) in Jamaica Bay. The neighborhood stands on Big Egg Marsh, an area of fill approximately 20 blocks long and 4 blocks wide. The community is an inholding within the Gateway National Recreation Area, a unit of the U.S National Park ServiceLying between Howard Beach and the Rockaway Peninsula, it is connected to those communities by bridges at either end of the island-th...

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    Cambria Heights is a middle-class neighborhood in the southeastern portion of the New York City borough of Queens. It is bounded by Springfield Boulevard and Francis Lewis Boulevard to the west, the Elmont, Nassau County border on the east, Queens Village to the north, St. Albans to the west, and Montefiore Cemetery and Laurelton and Rosedale to the south. As of 2007, Cambria Heights's population is 20,128. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13.

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    College Point is a mixed residential/industrial neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It is located north of Flushing on Flushing Bay and the East River and is part of the Queens Community Board 7. Willets Point Boulevard and the Whitestone Expressway are often the neighborhood's approximate boundaries with Flushing and Whitestone. The 109th precinct NYPD serves College Point.

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    Corona is a densely populated neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It is neighbored by Flushing to the east, Jackson Heights to the west, Forest Hills and Rego Park to the south, Elmhurst to the southwest, and East Elmhurst to the north. Corona's main thoroughfares include Corona Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue, Northern Boulevard, Junction Boulevard, and 108th Street. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 4, while the northernmost part is included in Community Board 3.Corona's zip code is 11368. According to the 2000 Census, the total population of this ZIP code was 98,6...

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    Douglaston is a community in the New York City borough of Queens. Douglaston comprises six distinct neighborhoods: Doug Bay, Douglas Manor, and Douglaston Hill, all located north of Northern Boulevard on the peninsula abutting Little Neck Bay; Douglaston Park, located between Northern Boulevard and the Long Island Expressway; and two areas south of the Expressway, Winchester Estates and an area simply known as Douglaston. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 11 and New York City school district 26. Douglaston is located on the North Shore of Long Island, bordered to the east by L...

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    East Elmhurst is a culturally diverse area in the northwest section of the New York City borough of Queens. It is located north of Jackson Heights and Corona and is bounded on the east and north by Flushing Bay. It is patrolled by the New York Police Department's 115th Precinct. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 3. The zip codes of East Elmhurst are 11369 and 11370.East Elmhurst and its southern neighbor Corona are often referred to jointly as \"Corona/East Elmhurst\".

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    Floral Park is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It is adjacent to the Village of Floral Park, which is in Nassau County. It may be distinguished from the latter by the use of the designation \"North Floral Park\". The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13.Union Turnpike is the border between the neighborhoods, with Glen Oaks to the north. The other boundaries of Floral Park are roughly Little Neck Parkway (252nd Street) to the west, Langdale Street to the east, and a diagonal boundary from Hillside at 271st Street to Jericho Turnpike at 257th Street to the sou...

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    Fresh Meadows is a residential neighborhood in the northeastern section of the New York City borough of Queens. Fresh Meadows is located on the northeast side of Hillcrest, bordered to the east by Cunningham Park, to the south by Union Turnpike and St. John's University, and to the west by South Flushing. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 8 and is served by the United States Postal Service as ZIP codes 11365 and 11366.

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    Glendale is a neighborhood in the west-central portion of the New York City borough of Queens. It is bounded on the north by Cooper Avenue in the eastern portion (Upper Glendale) and by a section of the Montauk Branch of the LIRR in the western portion (Middle and Lower Glendale), Woodhaven Boulevard to the east, a number of contiguous cemeteries and part of Forest Park to the south and the Bushwick Branch of the LIRR to the west. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 5.

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    Glen Oaks is a neighborhood in the easternmost portion of the New York City Borough of Queens. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13. Glen Oaks lies between Grand Central Parkway to the north, Union Turnpike to the south, the Queens/Nassau county border (Lakeville Road) to the east, and the Cross Island Parkway to the west. In this area, the Queens/Nassau border separates New York City from the Village of Lake Success. The Queens/Nassau border is referred to locally as \"the city line\" and is so designated on New York City buses. Union Turnpike is the main commercial road in t...

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    Hillcrest is a small residential neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. The neighborhood is located between Flushing and Jamaica. Its name derives from its location on the hills between Jamaica and Flushing. The neighborhood runs from Union Turnpike to the LIE, between Utopia Parkway and 164th Street. Union Turnpike is its main commercial strip. It is part of Queens Community Board 8. The ZIP Codes for this neighborhood are, 11365 and 11366. It neighbors Jamaica Hills to the south, Briarwood and Kew Gardens Hills to the west, Pomonok and Utopia to the north, and Utopia and Jamaic...

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    Hollis is a neighborhood within the southeastern section of the New York City borough of Queens. The boundaries are considered to be the Far Rockaway Branch of the Long Island Rail Road to the west, Hillside Avenue to the north, Francis Lewis Boulevard to the east (although parts of Queens Village are addressed as Hollis on Jamaica water bills) and Murdock Avenue to the south. Much of this area is considered to be within the St. Albans postal district. Hollis is close to Jamaica and Queens Village, Queens. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 12. Hollis is patrolled by the NYPD's...

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    Hollis Hills is a neighborhood in the north-eastern section of the New York City borough of Queens. Its boundaries are Springfield Boulevard taken at the eastern boundary, Grand Central Parkway the southern, Hollis Hills Terrace to the west, and Kingsbury Avenue and Richland Avenue the northern. Most homes in Hollis Hills are of the Colonial, Tudor, and Ranch styles.

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    Howard Beach is a neighborhood in the southwestern portion of the New York City borough of Queens. It is bordered in the north by the Belt Parkway and South Conduit Avenue in Ozone Park, the south by Jamaica Bay in Broad Channel, the east by 102nd-104th streets, and the west by 78th Street.The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 10.The ZIP code of Howard Beach is 11414.

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    Jamaica is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It was settled under Dutch rule in 1656 in New Netherland as Rustdorp. Under British rule, the Village of Jamaica became the center of the \"Town of Jamaica\". Jamaica was the county seat of Queens County from the formation of the county in 1683 until March 7, 1788, when the town was reorganized by the state government and the county seat was moved to Mineola (now part of Nassau County). When Queens was incorporated into the City of Greater New York in 1898, both the Town of Jamaica and the Village of Jamaica were dissolved, but...