Three Mile Bay, New York

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Three Mile Bay
Three Mile Bay is located in New York
Three Mile Bay
Three Mile Bay
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 44°4′53″N 76°11′54″W / 44.08139°N 76.19833°W / 44.08139; -76.19833Coordinates: 44°4′53″N 76°11′54″W / 44.08139°N 76.19833°W / 44.08139; -76.19833
Country United States
State New York
County Jefferson
Elevation 259 ft (79 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 227
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 13693
Area code(s) 315
GNIS feature ID 967455

Three Mile Bay is a community (and census designated place) located in Jefferson County, New York. The elevation there is 259 feet.[1] It was settled between 1810 and 1820. Early resident Asa Wilcox built 48 brigs, propellers, schooners, and other seafaring vessels from 1835 to 1853. Some of these vessels like the A.E. Vickery, ultimately joined the more than 500 shipwrecked vessels now resting at the bottom of the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario.[2][3]

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