Watertown

Watertown


Watertown, NYEdit

  • Watertown, NY is located in the Town of Watertown near the Canadian border and the Thousand Islands (approximately 70 miles north of Syracuse) and is the only city in Jefferson County, NY. According to the latest census data Watertown has a population of 25,622. A few interesting facts about the population of Watertown:
    • Almost 24% of the population is 18 years old, or younger.
    • Just under half (49.5%) of the population is female.
    • 83.8% of the population is White. 8.5% of the population is Black, 1.5% Asian, and 1.0% American Indian and Alaska Native.

Developed in the early 1800's, and named after the scenic and mighty waterfalls of the Black River, Watertown quickly established itself as a manufacturing center. The hamlets/villages of Juhelville and Huntingtonville were absorbed into the city and it's borders continue to expand.

Interactive map of WatertownEdit

HistoryEdit

We have a history of Watertown started here.

Historic Structures in WatertownEdit

A partial list of Watertown's notable 19th and early 20th century buildings.

Watertown StreetsEdit

A listing of Watertown street by street, past and present streets with timelines. Ever wonder what was there before… or since…. or when?

Watertown ChurchesEdit

Public SquareEdit

Including the history of Public Square

Urban Renewal in WatertownEdit

Watertown's Political SceneEdit

Mayors, city council members, and politics of Watertown and Jefferson County.

Watertown SchoolsEdit

Watertown prides itself in the many schools that residents can send their children to.

The Stores of WatertownEdit

Like any other city, Watertown has a wealth of stores you can shop at. The JC Wiki has compiled a list of many of the stores from Watertown's past and present. Also see Shopping.

TV, Radio, and Other MediaEdit

Local TV, radio, and other media and their histories.

Disasters and Catastrophes, Natural or OtherwiseEdit

Disasters and Catastrophes in the North Country.

Notorious Jefferson County CrimeEdit

Crime and punishment in Jefferson County

Restaurants & NightlifeEdit

Listing of restaurants, bars, taverns, and dance clubs.

Entertainment & RecreationEdit

Revisit the past with a look at old movie theaters and Drive-Ins, as well as a look at what exists today for relaxing fun and enjoyment.

Notable Personalities in WatertownEdit

Notable Personalities in Watertown & Jefferson Country, living and dead.

Historical Glossaries and ReferencesEdit

Explanations and modern day equivalents

County AgenciesEdit

Local LinksEdit

Local websites categorized by both local and general interest.


Local Scanner Radio FrequenciesEdit

Jefferson CountyEdit

Map of Jefferson County (including an interactive clickable map of the county)Edit