Profile for Jamaica, New York, NY
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Jamaica is a neighborhood of Queens
The community name probably derives from the from the Jameco Indian tribe
Elevation is 43 feet.
Former and merged names include:
Developed with the arrival of the El, which was finally dismantled in 1977
Well-known residents have included:
· Shelley Winters, actress
Local bands (past and present) have included The Toys
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks, Chock Full o' Nuts
Historic sites and museums: King Manor
Colleges and universities:
CUNY - York College, St. John's University
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