All of Flushing, Jamaica, Long Island City, and Newtown, as well as the Rockaway Peninsula portion of Hempstead, consolidated into Greater New York in 1898. The rest of Hempstead and the Towns of North Hempstead and Oyster Bay split from Queens County to form Nassau County in 1899.
- Town of Flushing, chartered 1645
- Town of Hempstead (part)
- Town of Jamaica
- City of Long Island City - separated from Newtown in 1870
- Town of Newtown
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