Potsdam (New York)

Market Street, Potsdam

Potsdam (pop 9000) is a village in the town of Potsdam in northern New York State. Founded in 1806, it was named after the orange colored Potsdam sandstone found in Central St. Lawrence County.

Get in

Access is by car or bus; take US 11 north from Watertown or NY 56 south from Massena.

There is no Amtrak service in the region. The closest passenger rail is in Brockville (VIA) or Utica-Rome (Amtrak). The closest passenger rail to connect directly to the bus to Potsdam is in Syracuse.

There is a tiny one-runway Potsdam municipal airport which houses thirteen single-engine planes for general aviation (ICAO: KPTD, FAA LID: PTD), but the closest scheduled Essential Air Service is in Massena (IATA: MSS) or Ogdensburg (IATA: OGS), each with two daily Cape Air flights to Albany. Massena and Ogdensburg are reachable from Canton-Potsdam by county-level commuter bus:

Get around







Hotels and motels

Bed and breakfast


Go next

Routes through Potsdam

Champlain Malone  N  S  Canton Watertown

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