Long Island City, New YorkLong Island City, New York
, was created in 1870
from the communities of Astoria
, Hunters Point, Blissville, Ravenswood, Dutch Kills and Bowery Bay. It is located in the northwest part of Long Island
, adjoining the East River
It is part of the Queens borough.
It surrendered its independence in 1898 to become part of New York City.
However, Long Island City is still one of the four main post offices in Queens.