Potsdam is located in St. Lawrence County, New York and was founded in 1806 and was the site of both the St. Laswrence Academy (Now SUNY Potsdam ) and Clarkson University. It is famous as the exporter of Potsdam sandstone.
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Potsdam is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Potsdam is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Potsdam has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.
Potsdam is in St. Lawrence County and is one of the best places to live in New York . Living in Potsdam offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. The public schools in Potsdam are above average.
The distance between Potsdam and Canada is 2818 km. The road distance is 414.4 km.
The best way to reach Potsdam , New York is to fly to Syracuse, New York , which has good connections from New York City, and then take a bus to Potsdam (see schedules & pricing below). New York City is approximately a 7 hour drive to Potsdam , and Syracuse is about 3 hours.
SUNY Potsdam Clarkson University
St. Lawrence County
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Ogdensburg is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Ogdensburg is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Ogdensburg has a crime rate that is higher than 97% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.
Nationally, SUNY Potsdam is an Excellent Value This earned SUNY Potsdam a #167 ranking on the Best Colleges for the Money list, when compared to other colleges and universities nationwide.