Thousand Island Park, New York

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Thousand Island Park, New York
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Victorian homes typical of the Thousand Island Park community on the southwest tip of Wellesley Island
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Thousand Island Park
Coordinates: 44°17′12″N76°1′36″W / 44.28667°N 76.02667°W / 44.28667; -76.02667 Coordinates: 44°17′12″N76°1′36″W / 44.28667°N 76.02667°W / 44.28667; -76.02667
Country United States
State New York
County Jefferson
Town Orleans
Area
  Total0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
  Land0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
  Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
275 ft (84 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total31
  Density106/sq mi (40.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
13692
Area code(s) Area code 315, 680
FIPS code 36-73726
GNIS feature ID0967447

Thousand Island Park is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Orleans, Jefferson County, New York, United States, in the Thousand Islands region on the St. Lawrence River. The community includes the Thousand Island Park Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. [1] As of the 2010 census, the population was 31 permanent residents, [2] although there were 323 housing units, indicating a much greater seasonal population.

Geography

Thousand Island Park is in the northern part of the town of Orleans, at the southwest end of Wellesley Island, one of the largest of the Thousand Islands. It is bordered to the east by Wellesley Island State Park. The community is reached by automobile using County Route 100, which leads northeast 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to Interstate 81 at Exit 51.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Thousand Island Park CDP has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.76 km2), all of it recorded as land. [2]

Rock Island Light is 0.5 miles (0.8 km) southeast of Thousand Island Park in the middle of the south channel of the St. Lawrence, known as American Narrows, and Fishers Landing is directly across the narrows on the mainland, 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of the community.

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References

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. 1 2 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Thousand Island Park CDP, New York". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 5, 2018.