Neighborhoods in Queens County, New York

Queens County is one of the five boroughs of New York City and is situated on Long Island. Queens does not have a traditional division into cities, towns, and villages as do other New York counties, because it is a part of New York City and is divided into neighborhoods. Below is an overview of all neighborhoods in Queens County, New York:

Cities in Queens County

  • There is None (Queens itself is a borough of New York City)

Towns in Queens County

  • None (the area is divided into neighborhoods)

Villages in Queens County

  • There are no villages in Queens County (the area is divided into neighborhoods)

Notable Neighborhoods in Queens County

  • Astoria
  • Bayside
  • Corona
  • Elmhurst
  • Far Rockaway
  • Flushing
  • Forest Hills
  • Howard Beach
  • Jackson Heights
  • Jamaica
  • Kew Gardens
  • Long Island City
  • Ozone Park
  • Rego Park
  • Ridgewood
  • Sunnyside
  • Woodside

Geographic Details

  • Total Area: Approximately 178.28 square miles
  • Land Area: Roughly 109.24 square miles
  • Water Area: About 69.04 square miles, primarily from the Atlantic Ocean, East River, and Jamaica Bay.


  • Queens County is bordered by Nassau County to the east, Brooklyn to the west, the East River and Long Island Sound to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

Major Highways

  • Grand Central Parkway
  • Long Island Expressway (I-495)
  • Van Wyck Expressway (I-678)
  • Belt Parkway


  • The estimated population of Queens County is around 2.3 million according to the most recent data available.

Queens is known for its ethnic diversity, bustling neighborhoods, and as the home to both JFK and LaGuardia Airports. It is a center of international food, culture, and commerce, featuring attractions like Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the Unisphere, and Citi Field, home to the New York Mets.


Queens NY map and seal
Queens NY map and seal