$50 million dollars invested in downtown Watertown over the last decade.


7.41% Population growth in the last three years.


$90 million estimated capital investment will be infused by downtown projects.

Welcome to beautiful downtown Watertown—a great place to live, work, play and smile. You have arrived.

  • In the last decade, an estimated $50,000,000 has been invested in downtown Watertown to promote economic expansion and prosperity, revitalize streets and buildings, and create commercial and residential space.

  • Downtown Watertown has experienced a total population growth of about 7.41% in the last three years.
  • The total downtown workforce consists of approximately 2,000 people with new job creation anticipated over the next few years.
  • In the last five years, the Watertown Local Development Corporation has assisted in over 24 downtown projects.
  • It is estimated that the downtown projects will infuse approximately $90 million of capital investment in downtown Watertown over the next two years.
  • In 2012, Watertown was named by USA Today as a runner-up to being the most patriotic small town in America.

Rent Assistance Program

Learn More and Apply Online Today!

Façade Renovation Program

Learn More and Apply Online Today!
 The Buick Building | 82 Public Square | Watertown, NY 13601

Site Designed by Coughlin