get to know watertown
& the thousand islands
Welcome to Watertown the largest city in New York’s “North Country” region, located just a short drive away from Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and the Canadian Border.
Home to roughly 27,000 residents, Watertown is considered a gateway to the beautiful Thousand Islands region. The City spans both sides of the Black River, a place enjoyed by many for its plentiful recreational opportunities.
Visitors to the city will enjoy Watertown’s rich history, its growing Downtown filled with eateries and shops, as well as endless opportunities for outdoor recreation.