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Carthage Real Estate

Carthage, originally called Long Falls was first settled around 1798 and chartered in 1869. Carthage is located on the north side of the Black River at the junction NYS Route 3 and NYS Route 126 and south of Fort Drum. From Carthage you will have easy access to the Black River, the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondacks. The Fort Drum Airfield is a short drive from Carthage. Village amenities include the recently renovated recreation building, stores, the YMCA, several restaurants, walking trails, baseball fields and parks. From May through October you can enjoy the Carthage Farmer’s Market where you will find produce, crafts and a flea market. 
The recent addition of the Pleasant Night Inn offers a place for visitors to say. If you are feeling hungry you can get pizza, Chinese food and local home town fare in downtown Carthage. Carthage Area Hospital provides care from maternity, to skilled nursing to critical care. The Carthage Central School District is comprised of West Carthage Elementary School, Carthage Elementary School, Black River Elementary, Carthage Middle School and Carthage High School.

If you love being outdoors Beartown State Forest, Onjebonge State Forest and Frank E Jadwin Memorial State Forests are just short drives away. Turning Point Park offers public fishing and a boat launch. Another place to visit is the Veteran’s Memorial and Park. This park contains several Memorials and is the location of many local ceremonies. The Deer River Gorge, classified as a class II – III is 12 miles long great for the kayaking enthusiasts. You can go from the bridge in the town of New Boston to the High Falls Dam northeast of Copenhagen.

If you are looking to purchase a home in Carthage and you love old historic homes Carthage has several to choose from, many with exquisite woodwork. If newer homes are more your style those are available as well. South of Carthage in Lowville there is a new development with new townhouse style homes as well as single family homes. Click on the local real estate guide to see the available homes in Carthage or try our power search.