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Welcome to Degrasse ...

Degrasse is located in Saint Lawrence County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Degrasse, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Degrasse is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Degrasse lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Degrasse is located in the (315) area code.

The ZIP code for Degrasse: 13684<3>

Communities near Degrasse ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Degrasse.

  • Canton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Canton is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,482 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton <5>
  • Gouverneur
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Harrisville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Edwards
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Edwards is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Estimated population in 2012: 433 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Edwards
  • Hermon
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Richville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Palmerville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Palmerville is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmerville
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Palmerville
  • Russell
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • South Edwards
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • South Edwards is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Edwards
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on South Edwards
  • West Pierrepont
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • West Pierrepont is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Pierrepont
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on West Pierrepont

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Degrasse. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Degrasse.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Degrasse. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Degrasse.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Degrasse. See our Newspapers Page for Degrasse.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Degrasse ...

Looking for more information about Degrasse? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Degrasse, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Degrasse.

Adding Degrasse to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Degrasse in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Degrasse was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Degrasse.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Degrasse. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saint Lawrence County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Saint Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Degrasse - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Degrasse). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Degrasse or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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