The small town of Calcium, N.Y., is home to approximately 3,500 residents. Despite its small population, Calcium is a nice, middle class town with lots of land, making it the perfect setting for those who love the outdoors or want to start a family. Located about 60 miles north of Syracuse, Calcium is part of Jefferson County, which borders Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Calcium apartments for rent may be the quiet retreat you're looking for.
Calcium residents enjoy a number of employment opportunities, with one of the largest in Jefferson County being Fort Drum, a large military reservation. The fort stretches across Calcium's neighboring towns, LeRay, Philadelphia, Antwerp and Wilna. As one of the largest dairy producers, residents of Calcium help many New Yorkers get their daily dose of vitamin calcium through dairy products like milk and cheese. The average commute for workers residing in Calcium is recorded at less than 20 minutes by car.
Jefferson County is known as a tourist destination thanks to its famed "Thousand Islands" that can be found along the St. Lawrence River. It is said that parts of the St. Lawrence River are so clear that the bottom can be observed as deep as 80 feet.
Families enjoy spending time at Thompson Park Zoo, only a 20 minute ride outside of Calcium. Another place to visit is the 19th Century Paddock Mansion, which houses artifacts, books and documents that reflect Jefferson County history.
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