A Catholic Seminary College and a small two year college located in
Ogdensburg, and within a 30 minute drive two state colleges and two
private universities, Clarkson University and St. Lawrence University make
St. Lawrence County the education mecca of the New York State.
Ogdensburg residents and visitors enjoy breathtaking scenery and natural
beauty, a rich cultural history, and abundant recreational opportunities
throughout the year. Resort community excitement is just 30 minutes west
at Alexandria Bay, while
international metropolitan culture can be found in Canada's capital city
of Ottawa one hour to the north.
In summer, the St. Lawrence River offers almost everything a boater,
fisherman, or water sports lover could possibly pray for. The spectacular
sunsets across the river are so commonplace that local residents hardly
notice - but visitors are astounded by the vibrant colors that splash
across our evening skies. The summer resort communities of the Thousand Islands, just west of Ogdensburg,
have been the destination of choice for those in the know for over a
Winter sports enthusiasts should note that Ogdensburg is only two hours
away from Lake Placid, twice the host of the Winter Olympics. White Face
Mountain features one of the world's most popular and challenging alpine
skiing resorts, and the Adirondack Mountains south of Ogdensburg provide
some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet in all seasons.
So whether you are looking for a place for your next vacation, or if you
are looking for a new place to call home, Ogdensburg has all you could