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
Gouverneur offers a thriving business
hospital, and a small town atmosphere. Gouverneur is business-friendly community. We are home to large companies like Cives, Kinney Drugs and many wonderful small businesses. The Gouverneur Chamber exists to promote business and bring new business to our town.
The Gouverneur Women's Breast Cancer Committee is asking local businesses and homeowners to decorate pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness - the last week in April and thru May.