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[[United States|''United States'']]''[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''[[New York|''New York'']]''[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''[[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York|''Richmond (Staten Island) County'']]''[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'''''Staten Island Borough'''  
 
[[United States|''United States'']]''[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''[[New York|''New York'']]''[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''[[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York|''Richmond (Staten Island) County'']]''[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'''''Staten Island Borough'''  
  
'''For Staten Island see [[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York|Richmond (Staten Island) County]]'''  
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'''1683''' November 1 '''Richmond County''' was created by the Province of [[New York|New York]] from [[Yorkshire County, New York|Yorkshire]].<ref>Kathryn Ford Thorne, ''New York Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'' (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993), 157. {{WorldCat|191123253|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|471644|item|disp=FHL Book 974.7 E7t}}.</ref> <br> '''1687''' Administrative divisions were started which eventually evolved into townships. <ref name="Stat">Wikipedia contributors, "Staten Island" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staten_Island (accessed 16 December 2011).</ref><br> '''1898''' January 21 The five boroughs were consolidated into New York City and her county governments were dissolved. Staten Island joined New York City as the Borough of Richmond. <ref name="Boro">Wikipedia contributors, "Borough (New York City)" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Boroughs (accessed 16 December 2011).</ref><br> '''1975''' The '''Borough of Richmond''' was officially renamed the '''Borough of Staten Island'''. <ref name="Stat" />  
 
'''1683''' November 1 '''Richmond County''' was created by the Province of [[New York|New York]] from [[Yorkshire County, New York|Yorkshire]].<ref>Kathryn Ford Thorne, ''New York Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'' (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993), 157. {{WorldCat|191123253|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|471644|item|disp=FHL Book 974.7 E7t}}.</ref> <br> '''1687''' Administrative divisions were started which eventually evolved into townships. <ref name="Stat">Wikipedia contributors, "Staten Island" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staten_Island (accessed 16 December 2011).</ref><br> '''1898''' January 21 The five boroughs were consolidated into New York City and her county governments were dissolved. Staten Island joined New York City as the Borough of Richmond. <ref name="Boro">Wikipedia contributors, "Borough (New York City)" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Boroughs (accessed 16 December 2011).</ref><br> '''1975''' The '''Borough of Richmond''' was officially renamed the '''Borough of Staten Island'''. <ref name="Stat" />  

Revision as of 19:42, 16 December 2011

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For Staten Island see Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York.

1683 November 1 Richmond County was created by the Province of New York from Yorkshire.[1]
1687 Administrative divisions were started which eventually evolved into townships. [2]
1898 January 21 The five boroughs were consolidated into New York City and her county governments were dissolved. Staten Island joined New York City as the Borough of Richmond. [3]
1975 The Borough of Richmond was officially renamed the Borough of Staten Island. [2]

References

  1. Kathryn Ford Thorne, New York Atlas of Historical County Boundaries (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993), 157. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 E7t.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wikipedia contributors, "Staten Island" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staten_Island (accessed 16 December 2011).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Borough (New York City)" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Boroughs (accessed 16 December 2011).