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Governors Island is in New York County, which is better known as Manhattan, one of the five boroughs of New York.

The latitude of Governors Island is 40.688N. The longitude is -74.019W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.
Governors Island is in upper New York Bay, between Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn
Former and merged names include:
· Pagganck
· Nutten Island
· Nooten Eylandt
Longstanding military base, until the Coast Guard closed its facilities here in 1997
Local festivals include:
  • Folks on the Island - July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Governors Island web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Fort Jay, Admiral's House, Governor's House

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    Governors Island festival dates:
    • Folks on the Island - July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007

    Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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    New York County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Governors Island political report.

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