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Old 10-12-2015, 08:48 PM
 
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Boston...lol.

I'm kidding, but I was surprised at the amount of expat New Yorkers that Boston has. Especially for there to be such a huge and storied rivalry between New York and Boston.
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Old 10-12-2015, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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I'd vote for Bergen County, NJ as NYC's sixth unofficial borough.
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Old 10-12-2015, 10:56 PM
 
Location: Florida
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I think that in the early 1900s, South Florida was being advertised as NYC's sixth borough.
A Slang term for Miami-Dade County Florida. It refers to the high number of New Yorkers who retire to the county.
"Yeah I live in the sixth borough"


Urban Dictionary: the sixth borough

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Old 10-13-2015, 07:54 AM
 
Location: NYC/PHiLLY
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Hudson county, NJ.
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Old 10-13-2015, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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Jersey City
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Old 10-13-2015, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Several places have been referred to as New York's 6th borough, both in serious context and I assume jokingly as well.

Miami has been called New York's 6th borough:
New Yorkers Continue to Migrate to Miami (Sometimes referred to as the Sixth Borough) - Tenzer Realty Inc. and Associates Miami Real Estate

Atlanta has been called New York's 7th borough:
Atlanta: Seventh Borough? Or Circle of Hell? -- NYMag

In fact Miami has been called New York's 6th borough so many times that all I had to type into Google Search bar to find an article about it was "Miami the 6th..." and the autofill automatically found the phrase since its entered on Google so many times and searched it for me.
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Old 10-13-2015, 01:07 PM
 
Location: Center City, Philadelphia
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^ I like the Miami one. According to this article, Miami was first called the sixth borough in the media as far back as 1972.

The 32 Sixth Boroughs of New York City, According to the 'Times,' in Order from Worst to Best - The Awl

Though in this day in age, North Jersey could probably make a pretty good case.
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Old 10-13-2015, 08:55 PM
 
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Boca Raton, FL.

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Old 08-27-2017, 06:31 PM
 
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Buffalo. As the western end of the Erie Canal it basically developed as a western outpost of the Port of New York and historically has much more to do with New York City than most parts of the New York Metro.
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Old 08-27-2017, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Downtown & Brooklyn!
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Combine the NJ PATH subway into the NYC MTA subway, and Hudson County would make a great 6th borough! It would be a better borough than Staten Island for sure...
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