Armand, and North Elba) and two counties, Franklin and Essex.
These two villages, along with nearby Tupper Lake, comprise what is known as the Tri-Lakes region.
Saranac Lake was named the best small town in New York State and ranked 11th in the United States in The 100 Best Small Towns in America.
Saranac Lake is a village located in the state of New York, United States. The village is named after Upper, Middle and Lower Saranac Lakes, which are nearby.
The Village of Saranac Lake covers parts of three towns (Harrietstown, St.
The town of Saranac is an entirely separate entity, 33 miles (53 km) down the Saranac River to the northeast.
The village lies within the boundaries of the Adirondack Park, about seven miles (11 km) from Lake Placid.
Soon, the sanitarium had grown so that it was entitled to its own post office, which would sort and deliver mail to its many patients.
The Trudeau Institute, an independent medical research center, evolved from Trudeau's work for the sanitarium.
In 1998, the National Civic League named Saranac Lake an All-America City and in 2006, the village was named one of the "Dozen Distinctive Destinations" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The area was first settled in 1819 by the Jacob Smith Moody family from Keene, New Hampshire.
Martin built one of the first hotels in the Adirondacks — the Saranac Lake House, known simply as "Martin's" — on the southeast shore of Lower Saranac Lake.