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Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City. Situated on an island of the same name that is the most geographically separate of the city's boroughs, Staten Island is the least populated of the five boroughs.
The Borough of Staten Island is coterminous with Richmond County, the southernmost county in the state of New York. Until 1975 the borough was officially named the Borough of Richmond.
With a population of about 477,377, Staten Island is sometimes called "the forgotten borough," as it is less well-known than other boroughs, namely Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx. While Staten Island may not have the claim to fame of other boroughs, it should be noted that the Staten Island Ferry is a large tourist attraction and thus provides out-of-towners with some frame of reference for Staten Island. It is the smallest of the five boroughs in population, and third largest in area, being 59 sq. mi.

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Annadale . Arden Heights . Arrochar . Bay Terrace . Bloomfield . Brighton Heights . Bulls Head . Castleton . Castleton Corners . Charleston . Clifton . Concord . Dongan Hills . East Shore . Egbertville . Elm Park . Eltingville . Emerson Hill . Farm Colony . Fort Wadsworth . Fox Hills . Fresh Kills . Graniteville . Grant City . Grasmere . Great Kills . Greenridge . Grymes Hill . Heartland Village . Hoffman Island . Howland Hook . Huguenot . Isle of Meadow . Lighthouse Hill . Livingston . Manor Heights . Mariners Harbor . Meiers Corners . Mid-Island . Midland Beach . New Brighton . New Dorp . New Dorp Beach . New Springville . North Shore . Oakwood . Ocean Breeze . Pleasant Plains . Port Ivory . Port Richmond . Prall's Island . Prince's Bay . Randall Manor . Richmondtown . Richmond Valley . Rosebank . Rossville . St. George . Shooters Island . Shore Acres . Silver Lake . Snug Harbor . South Beach . South Shore . Stapleton . Stapleton Heights . Sunnyside . Swinburne Island . Todt Hill . Tompkinsville . Tottenville . Tottenville Beach . Travis . Ward Hill . Westerleigh . West New Brighton . West Shore . Willowbrook . Woodrow

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