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Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. It is situated approximately 20 miles (35 km) south of the Thousand Islands, and 70 miles north of Syracuse, New York. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 27,023, an increase of 1.2% since 2000. The U.S. Army post Fort Drum is near the city.Named after the many falls located on the Black River, the city developed early in the 19th century as a manufacturing center. From years of generating industrial wealth, in the early 20th century the city was said to have more millionaires per capita than any other city in the nation.Geographically, Watertown is located in the central part of Jefferson County. It lies northeast of Syracuse, New York and south of the Ontario border. The city is served by Watertown International Airport.The city claims to be the birthplace of the five and dime store and the safety pin, and is the home of Little Trees air fresheners. It manufactured the first portable steam engine. It has the longest continually operating county fair in the United States and holds the Red and Black football franchise, the oldest surviving semi-professional team in the United States.Watertown is in New York (NY). In the build up to your vacation in Watertown, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United States road trip planner .
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