About St. Lawrence County
Situated on the Canadian border in northern New York State, St. Lawrence County offers the ideal setting for the growth and development of your business. We offer exceptional transportation facilities, low commercial power rates and the immediate availability of fully serviced industrial sites and buildings. Additionally, our proximity to major markets in the Northeastern United States and in the Montreal-Toronto corridor of Canada gives you easy access to supplies, company headquarters and customers.
Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.
Massena Electric Department
St. Lawrence Gas Company
The County’s border location offers advantages for companies serving markets in both the United States and Canada. Canadian companies serving the US market appreciate the ease of access to the branches and subsidiaries they have located in St. Lawrence County.
Five colleges and universities enroll over 10,000 students, including three colleges operated by the State University System. Clarkson University is home to the State’s Center for Advanced Technology in Advanced Materials Processing.
|Clarkson University, Potsdam||4,384|
|St. Lawrence University, Canton||1,983|
|SUNY College of Technology, Canton||2,278|
|SUNY College at Potsdam||4,562|
SUNY College of Environmental
Science & Forestry, Wanakena
There are New York State certified “Empire Zones” for economic development in Ogdensburg and Potsdam. To foster business development, in some cases Empire Zone benefits are extended beyond historical contiguous boundaries to other locations.
10 Largest Employers
|ALCOA||St. Lawrence County|
|Clarkson University||United Helpers Organization|
|St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES||St. Lawrence University|
|Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center||St. Lawrence NYSARC|
|Canton-Potsdam Hospital||SUNY Potsdam|