About the Town of Fowler

Fowler is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The Town of Fowler is located on the southwest border of the county and is southwest of Canton and southeast of Gouverneur. It borders the towns of Rossie, Gouverneur, Hermon, Edwards, Pitcairn, and the Jefferson County town of Antwerp.

TOTAL AREA: 60.7 sq mi. (157.2 km²)

Land: 59.5 sq. mi. (154.2 km²)   -  Water: 1.2 sq. mi. (3.1 km²)

ELEVATION 594 ft (181 m)

POPULATION: (2010) 2,202

COORDINATES: 44°17’N 75° 24’ W



  • Balmat – A hamlet south of Fowler village on County Road 24 and NY-812.

  • Fowler – The hamlet of Fowler is centrally located in the town and is at the junction of Routes NY-58 and NY-812.

  • Emeryville – A hamlet northeast of Fowler village on County Road 22, on the bank of the Oswegatchie River.

  • Fullerville – A hamlet northeast of Balmat on County Road 24.

  • Hailesboro – A hamlet in the northwest corner of the town on NY-58. It is named after early landowner Gen. James Haile.

  • Kellog Corners – A location southwest of Balmat on County Road 24 and south of Sylvia Lake.

  • Little York – A former community near Fowler village.

  • Pikes Corner – A hamlet at the west town line on County Road 5.

  • Sylvia Lake – A lake west of Balmat, once called "Lake Killarney."

  • West Fowler – A hamlet west of Fowler village on County Road 22.

Town of Fowler, NY - On the Oswegatchie River

Town of Fowler

Emergency Contacts

Town Clerk

315-287-0045 / 315-287-1408 / 315-244-1421

Supervisor Newvine

315-287-4098  / 315-771-2194

Councilperson Simmons

315-287-4753  / 315-854-5517

Councilperson Andrews

315-287-0587  / 315-771-6623

Councilperson Bishop


Highway Superintendent

Randy Durham 315 222-6797

Seeking: Planning Board Member

The Town of Fowler Planning Board is looking for a new board member.


Any Town of Fowler resident that is interested, please send a letter of interest to:

Town of Fowler Planning Board
87 Little York Rd
Gouverneur, NY 13642


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