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Dexter Real Estate

Dexter is a small village located along the banks of the lower portion of the Black River. The 2010 census reports the village population to be 1052. In the early days the village was called Fish Island. When you ask people what Dexter is known for and and fishing is likely to be the first response. Salmon fishing enthusiasts come out in full force to fish the Black River for salmon. Camping is available at Black River Bay Campground where you can be right in the middle of great fishing. 

If a Bed and Breakfast is more your style be sure to visit Dexter 1855 House; they will treat you like family and you will enjoy an amazing breakfast before you head out to a day of sightseeing. While you are taking in the sights be sure to check out the Dexter Marsh Wildlife Management area located 7 miles west of Watertown at the head of Black River Bay. This 1350 marsh is comprised mainly of underwater land and offers spring fishing for bullhead and yellow perch and you can even enjoy ice fishing for perch and northern pike. Because of the natural habitat this is a popular spot for waterfowl hunters as well as birdwatchers.

This small town has a wonderful library, Dexter free Library with events such as story hours, exercise classes and a family movie night. Small town life as it was meant to be!

When you purchase a home in Dexter, NY area you will have an easy commute to Watertown, Syracuse and Fort Drum because of the close proximity to Interstate 81. The majority of the homes are old, some are very quaint. Homes run the range from simple ranch homes, to glorious Victorians, waterfront cottages to spectacular year round waterfront homes and everything in between. To get started with your search for homes for sale in Dexter, NY click on the local real estate guide.