Upstate New York

Upstate New York is a locale in New York. For our purposes, it comprises eastern New York State north of New York City and south of the Adirondacks.


To the north of Upstate New York are the Adirondacks. To the northeast is Vermont. To the west is Western New York. To the east are Massachusetts and Connecticut. To the southwest is Pennsylvania. To the south is New Jersey. To the southeast is New York City.

Points of Interest

Upstate New York is the location of Albany, capital of New York.

  • Xavier’s School for Gifted Children, located in the town of Salem Center.
  • The Catskills are a mountainous resort area


Rip Van Winkle

Ichabod Crane (Sleepy Hollow)

Headless Horseman (Sleepy Hollow)

Kilgore Trout (Illium)

Charles Xavier (Salem Center)

Frank Hardy (Bayport)

Joe Hardy (Bayport)


Black Bear



Mountain Lion (extinct)

Wolf (extinct)

Wolverine (extinct)

Upstate New York

The Known World hrairoo