pultneyville ny


Pultneyville, NY

Lat: 43° 16.987   Long: 077° 11.087

Quick Reference:

  • Port Type: Village
  • Monitors VHF: 16
  • Charts: NOS 14802
  • Customs: No
  • Coast Guard
  • Transient Docking
  • Anchorage
  • Diesel
  • Gasoline
  • Potable Water
  • Pump Out
  • Washrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Repair Services
  • Provisions
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital/Clinic
  • Banks/ATM
  • Restaurants/Pubs
  • Shopping
  • Internet
  • Amenities
  Important Numbers

Area Code315
Police(315) 946-9711


Port Distance (nm) Port Distance (nm)
Rochester, NY 19 W Toronto, ON 108 NW
Sodus Bay, NY 10 E Cobourg, ON 63 NW
Oswego, NY 32 E Kingston, ON 66 NE


Pultneyville NY was established in 1806. However, Europeans have traveled through this area for well over one hundred years previously. In 1687, the Governor of New France landed 1,600 soldiers of the Companie Franches de la Marine where Pultneyville now stands. From there, they marched south to attack and destroy Iroquois villages and crops. In 1814, Pultneyville was back on the front lines again as a British force landed there and seized provisions for their ships.

In the decades that followed, Pultneyville NY, despite its small size, became an important shipping port and local men served on cargo and whaling vessels that traveled the world. When the railroad came in south of Pultneyville, the economic boom was over and the village slipped into a long, quiet slumber.

Today, it is well-known for its theatre life and as a recreational harbor.


The approaches to Pultneyville NY are clear from all directions. Entrance to the harbor is gained by following two ranges. The first range is a lighted GREEN range with a bearing of 189°T. Follow the marked channel until you pass the pierheard on the breakwater on your starboard. As you follow this range, you will pass two black spar buoys on your port side. At the second black spar, alter course to 259°T and follow the RED range. Once inside the harbor, alter course to 180°T and proceed to the Pultneyville Yacht Club dock. Further south on your port side lies Mill Street Marina.


Pultneyville Yacht Club   (315) 589-9538    VHF 16
PYC has several slips available for transient sailors. There is no fuel dock. There is a pumpout station. Water and power are available at the slips. The clubhouse has restrooms, showers and a kitchen. There is also an open-air pavilion with BBQ grills and picnic tables. The grounds also have picnic areas and a childrens' playground.

Mill Street Marina   (315) 589-9350   
Mill Street Marina has several slips available for transient sailors. There is a fuel dock (gasoline only). There is no pumpout station. Water and power are available at the slips. There are restrooms available.


There are no repair or maintenance facilities in Pultneyville.

There are no grocery stores.

There is no bank or ATM facility.


There is no hospital or clinic in Pultneyville. The nearest facility is a clinic operated by Rochester General Hospital (315) 483-3205. It is in Sodus Bay NY, about 10 mi/16 km east.

There is no pharmacy in Pultneyville. The nearest pharmacy is CVS Pharmacy (315) 483-2502 in Sodus Bay NY, about 10 mi/16 km east.


Pultneyville Grill overlooks the harbor. Open for lunch and dinner, it serves a varied menu with entrees ranging from fresh-caught seafood to steaks and racks of lamb - all in a warm, comfortable setting. They have an excellent wine list and a good selection of scotch whiskys too!

Pultneyville Deli Company serves delicious deli sandwiches, pizza and salads. They have a full bar as well.


Pultneyville has a number of designated historic buildings in the village. Gates Hall, originally a church built in 1825, has been a performing arts and cultural center for so long that the United States Library of Congress has declared it to be the second oldest little theatre in the United States - nearly 150 years of continuous performances!

The Lake Ontario Wine Trail winds its way through Pultneyville and there are wineries and distilleries throughout the surrounding countryside. The Landing At Pultneyville has a fine arts gallery and gift shop. The Great Lakes Seaway Trail also passes through Pultneyville.

The Pultneyville NY visitors site will give you an idea of lots more things to do and see while visiting the area.

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