Thanks for visiting the New York information page! This page is your resource for New York. Learn about state facts, history, trivia, scenic routes and information about New York's auto insurance laws. If you are planning to move to the great state of New York you will find our moving tips and the Allstate Moving Checklist and Household Inventory Record very useful.
New York covers 54,475 square and ranks as the 27th largest state by size. It was the 11th state to join the union on July, 26, 1788. New York was named after the 17th century Duke of York. Musicians coined the term The Big Apple meaning to play the big time.
- The first railroad in America ran a distance of 11 miles between Albany and Schenectady.
- Gennaro Lombardi opened the first United States pizzeria in 1895 in New York City.
- The first Boys' Club was established in New York City in 1876.
- New York was the first state to require license plates on cars.
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Visit the New York Department of Motor Vehicles for important information on obtaining your New York driver's license, requirements for ID Cards, and vehicle registration.
Things to Consider Before Moving
The First Step When Moving
Contact your Allstate agent or call 1-800-ALLSTATE (1-800-255-7828).
Will I need to change my insurance coverage? Should I buy or rent my new place? What can I afford? Relax! We'll help you sort through your options
Moving Tools and Tips
There's a lot to keep track of when you move. Our checklists
will help you so moving will be a breeze.
Always check out the moving company's
registration number, references and complaint history at Relocation.com
. This is important, even if your move is within New York.
Need an Insurance Policy in New York?
Find out if switching to Allstate might save you money by getting an auto insurance quote
today (it's easy!). You can also talk to an Allstate agent
right in your neighborhood or call 1-866-621-6900
to get a quote over the phone.
Some suggested scenic road trips.
Preview upcoming events, historic sites and museums. Find transportation information along with state maps at the New York State Tourism site.
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