October 21, 2014

Village of Tupper Lake

53 Park Street
P.O. Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-3341
Fax: 518-359-7802
Email: villtupplake@centralny.twcbc.com

Village Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Village Officials:

Board of Trustees:

Mayor Paul A. Maroun
59 Wawbeek Avenue
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Day: 518-359-3341
Home: 518-359-3066

Trustee Richard A. Donah
31 Main Street #1
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Day: 518-359-3341
Home: 518-420-6634

Trustee Leon Leblanc
61 Lindsey Avenue
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Day: 518-359-3341
Home: 518-359-9626

Trustee Thomas Snyder
15 Park Street
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Day: 518-359-3341
Home: 518-359-7580

Trustee David Maroun
13 Main Street #11
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-645-1014

Village Department Contacts:

Village of Tupper Lake Fire Department

Fire Chief Carl Steffen
21 High Street
P.O. Box 849
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-2543

Emergency to report a fire or rescue: 911

Village of Tupper Lake Code Enforcement Officer

Peter Edwards
53 Park Street
P.O. Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-3341 x106

Village of Tupper Lake Police Department
Chief of Police Eric Proulx
53 Park Street
P.O. Box 750
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-3776

Village of Tupper Lake Justice

Honorable Leonard F. Young II
53 Park Street
P.O. Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-9161

Village of Tupper Lake Small Cities/HUD Office Director

Donald Earlin
53 Park Street
P.O. Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-3341 x111

Town of Tupper Lake Assessor & Town Code Enforcement Officer

Paul O’Leary
120 Demars Boulevard
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-3580

Village of Tupper Lake Municipal Electric Department

John Bouck, Superintendent
53 Park Street
P.O. Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-3341 x110

Village of Tupper Lake Municipal Water/Wastewater Department

Mark Robillard, Superintendent
53 Park Street
P.O. Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-3911

Village of Tupper Lake Department of Public Works

Michael Sparks, Superintendent
53 Park Street
P.O. Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: 518-359-9400

 

General Information:
The Village of Tupper Lake is in the Town of Tupper Lake in Franklin County, New York. The population was 3,935 at the 2000 census.  The village takes its name from a nearby lake, which, in turn, is the name of a surveyor. Settlement began around 1844.  The village was settled during the town’s lumber production period and grew after it gained railroad service. The early village was composed of two parts, Tupper Lake proper and Faust.

The great fire of 1899 burned more than 150 structures in the village. The modern village grew out of this destruction and added all the amenities of a modern community earlier than others in the state.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), all of it land.As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,935 people, 1,684 households, and 988 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,212.7 people per square mile (853.5/km²).  There were 1,839 housing units at an average density of 1,034.1/sq mi (398.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.89% White, 0.76% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races.  Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 1,684 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.  The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older.  The median age was 36 years. F or every 100 females there were 95.0 males.  For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,654, and the median income for a family was $40,152.  Males had a median income of $30,169 versus $24,273 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,567.  About 7.7% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.

Tupper Lake High School is the home of the Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks. Their mascot is a bearded Lumberjack wearing a black and red flannel shirt and black pants with suspenders holding an axe.  The school colors are red and black.

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