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Watertown, NY[edit | edit source]

  • 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 Watertown[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

We have a history of Watertown started here.

Historic Structures in Watertown[edit | edit source]

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

Watertown Streets[edit | edit source]

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

Watertown Churches[edit | edit source]

Public Square[edit | edit source]

Including the history of Public Square

Urban Renewal in Watertown[edit | edit source]

Watertown's Political Scene[edit | edit source]

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

Watertown Schools[edit | edit source]

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

The Stores of Watertown[edit | edit source]

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 Media[edit | edit source]

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

Disasters and Catastrophes, Natural or Otherwise[edit | edit source]

Disasters and Catastrophes in the North Country.

Notorious Jefferson County Crime[edit | edit source]

Crime and punishment in Jefferson County

Restaurants & Nightlife[edit | edit source]

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

Entertainment & Recreation[edit | edit source]

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 Watertown[edit | edit source]

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

Historical Glossaries and References[edit | edit source]

Explanations and modern day equivalents

County Agencies[edit | edit source]

Local Links[edit | edit source]

Local websites categorized by both local and general interest.

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Local Scanner Radio Frequencies[edit | edit source]

Jefferson County[edit | edit source]

Map of Jefferson County (including an interactive clickable map of the county)[edit | edit source]