Which City in New York State?

Can you name these cities in New York state based on their starting letter and a description?
Some of these are technically villages, towns, boroughs, or unincorporated
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: January 25, 2022
First submittedJanuary 5, 2021
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Description
Letter
City
Most populous city in the United States
N
New York City
Capital of New York
A
Albany
Small village that hosted the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics
L
Lake Placid
Named after the classical Greek city on the Italian island of Sicily
S
Syracuse
Home to the Baseball Hall of Fame
C
Cooperstown
City known for the assassination of William McKinley and a missed field goal
B
Buffalo
City in upstate New York named for a Phoenician colony
U
Utica
Headquarters of the U.S. Army academy
W
West Point
Where the New York State Constitution was framed by a convention in 1776,
(therefore nicknamed "The Birthplace of New York State")
W
White Plains
Where Ichabod Crane was dispatched to
S
Sleepy Hollow
Known as "The Flower City", it's New York's largest city on Lake Ontario
R
Rochester
Connected to its Canadian counterpart via the Rainbow International Bridge
N
Niagara Falls
Site of two battles in 1777 that are called the "turning point" of the Revolutionary War
S
Saratoga
Occupies the northeast corner of the state, namesake of a nearby lake
C
Champlain
New York's fourth-most populous city, located right north of the Bronx
Y
Yonkers
It's not the home of George Washington - it just has the same name
M
Mount Vernon
City where Cornell University is located, named for the island Ulysses came from
I
Ithaca
Site of the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969
B
Bethel
Located on the far tip of Long Island
M
Montauk
Known as the "The Queen City of the Hudson"
P
Poughkeepsie
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Level 83
Jan 4, 2022
Is it really correct to say that Crane was "dispatched to" Sleepy Hollow?
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Level 87
Jan 4, 2022
Is it really correct for Poughkeepsie to proclaim itself the queen city of the Hudson?
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Level 78
Jan 4, 2022
Is it really correct for the Queen city of the Hudson to have a name that sounds like a drunken toddler trying to order spaghetti?
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Level 77
Jan 29, 2022
What's fun is that a town of the same name in Arkansas pronounces it as it looks, "Pow'-keep-see", instead of the NY way, "Puh-kip'-see".
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Level 78
Jan 4, 2022
Is the author from the Flour City/Flower City? Just wondering since the picture is the Rochester logo.
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Level 74
Jan 21, 2022
Only got Bethel because I just watched the Woodstock documentary a couple months ago.
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Level 77
Jan 29, 2022
This was one of two I missed, and I should have gotten one of them, but I don't remember ever hearing this town name even though I well remember Woodstock as it was happening.
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Level 32
Jan 21, 2022
Champlain is a weird one to include in this list. It is a teeny little place with no significance other than sharing a name with the Lake.
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Level 67
Jan 21, 2022
Seriously? People had trouble with Bethel and Woodstock?
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Level 63
Jan 21, 2022
I missed it as I thought it was Rome (1999).
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Level 67
Jan 21, 2022
Sarasota. Sarasota? SARASOTA!!! oh...oops
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Level 70
Jan 25, 2022
"Known as "The Flower City" IT'S New York's largest city on Lake Ontario