Fishers Landing, New York

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Fishers Landing, New York
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Fishers Landing
Coordinates: 44°16′22″N76°00′01″W / 44.27278°N 76.00028°W / 44.27278; -76.00028 Coordinates: 44°16′22″N76°00′01″W / 44.27278°N 76.00028°W / 44.27278; -76.00028
Country United States
State New York
County Jefferson
Town Orleans
Area
  Total0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
  Land0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
  Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
305 ft (93 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total89
  Density400/sq mi (154.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
13641
Area code(s) 315
GNIS feature ID972473
FIPS code 36-25934

Fishers Landing is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Orleans in Jefferson County, New York, United States. It is just southwest of Grass Point State Park [1] in the Thousand Islands region of New York. As of the 2010 census the community had a population of 89. [2]

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Geography

Fishers Landing is in the northern part of the town of Orleans, on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River where it enters the American Narrows, a channel separating the mainland from Wellesley Island (also part of the town of Orleans). There is a local marina where island owners and visitors park their car/boat while traveling to and from the mainland. The Rock Island Light, a New York state park, is one-half mile (0.80 km) out in the channel from Fishers Landing, and the community of Thousand Island Park is directly across the channel on Wellesley Island.

New York State Route 12 passes along the southeast edge of the Fishers Landing CDP, leading northeast (downstream along the St. Lawrence) 2 miles (3 km) to Interstate 81 and 6 miles (10 km) to Alexandria Bay, and southwest (upriver) 5 miles (8 km) to Clayton. New York State Route 180 intersects Route 12 at Fishers Landing, leading south 6 miles (10 km) to La Fargeville. Watertown, the Jefferson county seat, is 25 miles (40 km) to the south.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Fishers Landing CDP has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.58 km2), of which 1.0 acre (4,183 m2), or 0.72%, are water. [2]

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References

  1. "hometownlocator.com" . Retrieved 2009-07-01.
  2. 1 2 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Fishers Landing CDP, New York". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved September 19, 2018.