Friday, April 11, 2008


Preston King, U.S. Senator
Frederic Remington, artist.
Newton Martin Curtis, Civil War general and public official.
Leon N. "Chief" Blair, World War II U.S. submarine wolfpack commander.
Mark Valley, actor famous for role of Brad Chase on the hit ABC show Boston Legal. Prescott, OntarioPrescott, Ontario Notable residents
Ogdensburg is located on the Saint Lawrence River at 44°42′2″N, 75°28′52″W (44.700547, -75.481209). It is on the international border and lies opposite Prescott, Ontario, Canada.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.1 km² (8.2 mi²). 13.1 km² (5.1 mi²) of it is land and 8.0 km² (3.1 mi²) of it (37.87%) is water.
The Oswegatchie River joins the St. Lawrence River at Ogdensburg.
Ogdensburg is the northernmost city in New York State.
Odgensburg is at the junction of New York State Route 37, New York State Route 68, and New York State Route 812

Ogdensburg is home to the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, a mental health service provider offering both inpatient and outpatient services. The SLPC is part of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and serves the general public. Academy at Ivy Ridge is a privately operated boarding school enrolling teenagers with behavioral issues.
Ogdensburg is also home to two correctional facilities. Riverview and Ogdensburg Correctional Facilities. Both are run by the New York State Department of Correctional Services. One is located on the former grounds of the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center and the other is directly across state highway 37.
The city is also the home of the Frederic Remington Art Museum, housed in the former Parish family mansion on Washington Street in downtown Ogdensburg. While it was always known as the Parish family mansion his wife Eva did reside there after his death. The collection of Remington art and memorabilia was started with items from the estates of his wife Eva and her sister Emma. It has been added to through donations, gifts and purchases. It is an internationally acclaimed collection.