The Bronx ( / brɒŋks /) is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Bronx County, in the U.S. state of New York. It is south of Westchester County; north and east of the New York City borough of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of the New York City borough of Queens, across the East River.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New YorkCity. It is also known as Bronx County, the last of the 62 counties of New York State to be incorporated. Located north of Manhattan and Queens, and south of Westchester County, the Bronx is the only borough that is located primarily on the mainland (a very small portion of Manhattan is located on the mainland named Marble Hill).
Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York City, southeastern New York, U.S., coextensive with Bronx county, formed in 1912. The Bronx is the northernmost of the city’s boroughs. It is separated from Manhattan (to the south and west) by the narrow Harlem River and is further bordered by Westchester county (north), the Hudson River (west), the East River (south), and Long Island Sound (east).
Location of the Bronx in New York The Bronx is separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River and is the only district in New York located on the mainland. Culturally speaking, the Bronx is the cradle of rap and hip hop. Over 75 different languages are spoken on its streets, although English and Spanish prevail over the rest.
Jul 01, 2021 · QuickFacts Bronx County, New York; United States. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.