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Albany County is home to the State Capital and has a population of more than 300,000.

Website: https://www.albanycounty.com/

Outline of Albany County on a Map of New York State.
Allegany County was named after a Delaware Indian word, applied by settlers of Western New York State to a trail that followed the Allegheny River.

Website: https://www.alleganyco.com/

Outline of Allegany County on a Map of New York State.
Bronx County is located north of Manhattan and Queens, and south of Westchester County, the Bronx is the only borough of NYC that is located primarily on the mainland

Website: https://bronxboropres.nyc.gov/

Outline of Bronx County on a Map of New York State.
Broome county was named in honor of John Broome, who was lieutenant governor in 1806 when the County was established.

Website: https://www.gobroomecounty.com/

Outline of Albany County on a Map of New York State.
Cattaraugus county was provisionally annexed to Niagara County when it was formed until there were 500 taxable residents qualified to vote for members of the NY Assembly.

Website: https://www.cattco.org/

Outline of Cattaraugus County on a Map of New York State.
The county was named for one of the tribes of Indians in the Iroquois Confederation. Cayuga County is located in the Finger Lakes region.

Website: https://www.cayugacounty.us/

Outline of Cayuga County on a Map of New York State.
The county takes its name from the largest lake, which is 20 miles long and which was called "Jad-dah'gwah" by native inhabitants.

Website: https://chqgov.com/

Outline of Chautauqua County on a Map of New York State.
Chemung County was named after a Native American village, meaning "Place of the big horn" where Native Americans discovered large mammoth tusks

Website: https://www.chemungcountyny.gov/

Outline of Chemung County on a Map of New York State.
Chenango is believed to have been derived from the Indian term Land of the Bullthistle. In 1788, the land that is now Chenango County was purchased from the Indians.

Website: https://www.co.chenango.ny.us/

Outline of Chenango County on a Map of New York State.
Clinton county is named in honor of George Clinton, the first Governor of New York. The county's southwest part is in the Adirondack Park.

Website: https://www.clintoncountygov.com/

Outline of Clinton County on a Map of New York State.