Watkins Glen is a village located in Schuyler County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,149. It is the county seat of Schuyler County.
The Village of Watkins Glen lies on the border of the Towns of Dix and Montour.
Located on the south end of Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen is the site of scenic Watkins Glen State Park, but is probably best known for its role in auto racing, being the home of a famous racetrack, Watkins Glen International, and a historic race, the Watkins Glen Grand Prix.
Watkins Glen is also the home of the International Motor Racing Research Center (http://www.racingarchives.org/), an annex to the town library.
Web Sites and Links
Farm SanctuaryFarm animal shelter.
Watkins Glen InternationalShowing all the events at the race track, news, history of the track, area information, and maps.
watkinsglen.comEvents, movie listings, recreation, travel.