Travelers are voting Newtown Creek, Hackensack River and Richmond Creek as the best of 24 rivers in New York County. There are 107 rivers near Rockaway a city just 30 km from New York County and 15 rivers near Stamford which is 30 km distant. The most popular of these are Swimming River near Rockaway and Mianus River in Stamford. You can find 126 rivers in New York and 3913 rivers in the country of United States. Our members favorite in New York is Grasse River and Mississippi River is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of rivers in New York County.