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Time Zone: Saint Lawrence County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Canton is the Seat for Saint Lawrence County.

Saint Lawrence County was founded in 1802. Saint Lawrence was created by taking area from Clinton, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Saint Lawrence had a population of 109,715 people. This is a decrease of 1.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 111,931 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Saint Lawrence represented 0.59% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 25th most populous county (out of 62 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2009109,715-1.98%+0.15% since 2008
2000111,931The Last Census

More information can be found on the Saint Lawrence County Census Page for Saint Lawrence County.


Below are some of the communities located in Saint Lawrence County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Saint Lawrence County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Potsdam   16,30015,9572.15% increase  
Massena   12,40413,1215.46% decrease  
Ogdensburg   11,05612,36410.58% decrease  
Massena   10,47111,2096.58% decrease  
Canton   10,44510,3341.07% increase  

Websites for Saint Lawrence County

Official Website:   www.co.st-lawrence.ny.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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