Gouverneur is the only
town of this name in the entire United States. Located
in the lowlands of the Adirondack region, along the banks of
the Oswegatchie River, Gouverneur is home to expanses of beautiful
farmland and many crystal clear lakes.
Located within easy distance to the Adirondack
Mountain Park and the St.
Lawrence River, the region is the international area
of New York State. A popular vacation destination, it includes the Thousand
Islands, the St.
Lawrence Seaway, and Lake Ontario.
Four nearby colleges offer education, cultural events, and
intellectual opportunities. Fort
Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division as well as fabulous scenery
and excellent quality of life make the Gouverneur area a great
place to visit or relocate. Gouverneur is also home to the Gouverneur
St. Lawrence County Fair.
picturesque village park is host to regular Farmer's Markets,
Antiques in the Park and Oktoberfest events. The village park
is bordered by churches, the library, the Gouverneur Museum and main street
shops. And, of course, the giant Life Savers in the Village Park is always a conversation starter.
Gouverneur offers a business-friendly community, excellent
hospital, and a small town atmosphere. Gouverneur is home to large companies like Cives, Kinney Drugs and also many wonderful small businesses. Click the "Members" above to see a list of all our Chamber members.