Advertise Now
  Home > Travel New York > New York Cities > Massena (T)

Massena (T)

New York

is a state in the northeastern United States. Majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York, the state is often regionalized into upstate and downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.

Massena is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The town of Massena contains a village also called Massena. The town in on the northern border of the county. Massena is home to an Alcoa plant and a former Reynolds metals company plant, now called Alcoa east and a general motors aluminum engine casting plant. The town was first settled around 1792 and was one of the first towns of the county incorporated with the county in 1802. It was named after one of Napoleon's field marshals Andre Massena.


The north town line of Massena is the international border of Canada, defined partly by the St. Lawrence river and eastern town line is the border of Franklin county, New York. The Raquette and Grasse river flow across the north part of the town. According to the census bureau, the town has a total area of 145.4 square kilometers out of which 115.7 square kilometers is land and 29.7 square kilometers of it is water. As of the 2000 census, there were 13,121 people, 5,510 households and 3,454 families residing in the town. The population density was 113.4 per square kilometers while 5,880 housing units at an average density of 50.8 per square kilometers.

There are different communities and locations in Massena such as, Massena, the village of Massena is at the west town line between the Grasse and Raquette rivers. Massena center, a hamlet northeast of Massena village. Massena international airport, the local airport. Massena power canal, a waterway connecting the Grasse river to the St. Lawrence river. Massena Springs, a hamlet south of Massena village. Raquette river, a hamlet east of Massena village. Robert Moses state park, a state park in the northern part of the town. Rooseveltown , a hamlet near the eastern town line.
The town is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of New York


Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

Back to New York Cities