ABOUT

 

Brasher Falls Population: 692

Brasher Falls is located in the Seaway Valley, approximately 15 miles from either Potsdam or Massena. Recreational opportunities include excellent hunting and fishing, snow mobiling, ATV trails, hiking, camping and skating in the winter months.The community is 1.5 hours to Whiteface Mountain ski area and the Lake Placid Olympic Village. After a short drive "north of the border," the cities of Montreal and Ottawa are easily accessible. To the south, Albany and Syracuse are common day trip destinations.


The area is largely a rural area with a population of 669 residents. North Country Dairy, and dairy farming provides a significant amount of employment. Other employment is found at the St. Lawrence Seaway-Franklin D. Roosevelt Project, New York Power Authority, ALCOA, Nu-Med and four major colleges and universities in Potsdam and Canton.


The North Country is well known for a high quality of life created by the combination of career opportunities in agriculture, the arts, higher education, industry and technology.