🇺🇸 Potsdam is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. Potsdam is a cultural and educational hub of Northern New York. When SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University are in session, the population increases by approximately 8,000 students. The town is named after the city of Potsdam in Germany. The Town of Potsdam also contains a village named Potsdam. Potsdam is centrally located within the county and north-east of Canton, the county seat.
Potsdam has a population of over 17,029 people. Potsdam also forms part of the wider St. Lawrence County which has a population of over 111,944 people. Potsdam is ranked #775 for startups with a score of 0.182. Potsdam is situated 17 km north-east of Canton.