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

Gouverneur (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, 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. Gouverneur is a village in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 4,263 at the 2000 census. The village is named after Gouverneur Morris, one of the authors of the Constitution of the United States. The headquarters of Kinney Drugs is located in Gouverneur, along with Store 1, Store 34, the distribution center, and the Health Direct Services store. Store 1 used to be located beneath corporate headquarters at 29 E. Main Street, but was moved to the former Rite Aid store at 17 Clinton Street after it closed.
The Village of Gouverneur is in the Town of Gouverneur in the southeast part of the county. The community is called the Marble Village because of the many structures made from marble. US Route 11 passes through the village. The Village of Gouverneur is rich in history and tradition. Gouverneur Morris, his relative Samuel Ogden and partner William Constable were all early landowners in northern New York and Morris established a summer home in the town. Mining the local marble was one of the big industries in the area. The Oswegatchie River flows through the village. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.7 square kilometers. 5.5 square kilometer of it is land and 0.2 square kilometers of it is water.
In the village the population was spread out with 29.8 percent under the age of 18, 9.5 percent from 18 to 24, 27.3 percent from 25 to 44, 19.7 percent from 45 to 64, and 13.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Gouverneur enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

Back to New York Cities