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Site of auto ferry across the river to Canada.

Cape Vincent is a village in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Drum metro area.

The community was named after the son of landholder James LeRay.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Cape Vincent. For links to other places called Cape Vincent, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cape Vincent is 44.127N. The longitude is -76.333W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 262 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 765.


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Median household income
Local
$31,833
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cape Vincent demographic reports
Cape Vincent is at the meeting point of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Former and merged names include:
· Gravelly Point
Napoleon's brother Joseph settled here in the early 1800s
Local festivals include:
  • French Festival - July 14-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cape Vincent web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Burnham Point State Park, Long Point State Park
Historic sites and museums: Cape Vincent Historical Museum, Cape Vincent Fisheries Station and Aquarium, Tibbetts Point Lighthouse
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cape Vincent demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13618 ZIP code.

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17% of Cape Vincent residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cape Vincent ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cape Vincent was $17,492, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Cape Vincent residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Cape Vincent include Broadway Historic District (Cape Vincent) ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Cape Vincent, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $847.


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Libraries in Cape Vincent include Cape Vincent Community Library ... View libraries

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Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cape Vincent political report.

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The average commute time for Cape Vincent workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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