New York Lighthouses

List of all lighthouses in the state of New York as identified by the United States Coast Guard.
Name Image Location Coordinates Year first lit Automated Year deactivated Current Lens Focal Height
Ambrose Light Ambrose Lighthouse Lower New York Bay 4027′00″N 7348′00″W / 40.45000N 73.80000W / 40.45000; -73.80000 1967 (First)
1999 (Last)
1988 1999 (First)
2008 (Last)
None 076 76 ft (23 m)
Barber's Point Light No Image Westport
(Lake Champlain)
4409′15″N 7324′16″W / 44.1543N 73.4045W / 44.1543; -73.4045 1873 Never 1935
(Now a private house)
None 036 36 ft (11 m)
Barcelona Light Barcelona Lighthouse - Historical Westfield 4220′27″N 7935′42″W / 42.34083N 79.59500W / 42.34083; -79.59500 1829 Never 1859 None 040 40 ft (12 m)
Blackwell Island Light New York City
(Roosevelt Island)
4046′22″N 7356′24.6″W / 40.77278N 73.940167W / 40.77278; -73.940167 1872 Never 1940 None 050 50 ft (15 m)
Bluff Point Light Valcour Island
(Lake Champlain)
4437′22″N 7325′52″W / 44.62282N 73.43116W / 44.62282; -73.43116 1874 1930 Active
(Inactive: 1930-2004)
300mm 095 95 ft (29 m)
Braddock Point Light Braddock Bay 4320′28″N 7745′45″W / 43.34111N 77.76250W / 43.34111; -77.76250 1896 Never 1954
(Now a private house)
None 055 55 ft (17 m)
Buffalo Main Light Buffalo
(Buffalo River)
4252′49″N 7853′45″W / 42.88028N 78.89583W / 42.88028; -78.89583 1833 Never 1914 None 060 60 ft (18 m)
Buffalo Harbor North Entrance Light No Image Buffalo Unknown 1903 1935 1980 None Unknown
Buffalo Harbor South Entrance Light Buffalo 4250′0″N 7852′3″W / 42.83333N 78.86750W / 42.83333; -78.86750 1903 1935 Active Unknown Unknown
Buffalo North breakwater East end Light No Image Buffalo N/A 1903 1960 1985 None 029 29 ft (8.8 m)
Buffalo North Breakwater South End Light Buffalo 4252′49″N 7853′45″W / 42.88028N 78.89583W / 42.88028; -78.89583 1903 1960 1985 None Unknown
Cape Vincent Breakwater Lighthouse Cape Vincent 447′10″N 7619′56″W / 44.11944N 76.33222W / 44.11944; -76.33222 1904 Never 1951 None 025 25 ft (7.6 m)
Cedar Island Light East Hampton
(Cedar Point County Park)
412′26.9″N 7215′39.5″W / 41.040806N 72.260972W / 41.040806; -72.260972 1839 (Former)
1868 (Current)
Never 1934 None 057 57 ft (17 m)
CharlotteGenesee Lighthouse Rochester 4315′10″N 7736′40″W / 43.25278N 77.61111W / 43.25278; -77.61111 1822 Never 1881
(Now a museum)
None Unknown
Cold Spring Harbor Light Cold Spring Harbor 4054′26.0″N 7330′35.5″W / 40.907222N 73.509861W / 40.907222; -73.509861
(Preserved light)
4054′51.0″N 7329′35.2″W / 40.914167N 73.493111W / 40.914167; -73.493111
(Current structure)
1890 (Former)
1965 (Current)
1965
(Current)
Active
(Replacement)
Unknown Unknown
Coney Island Light New York City
(Brooklyn)
4034′36″N 7400′42″W / 40.57667N 74.01167W / 40.57667; -74.01167 1890 (Former)
1920 (Current)
1989 Active Unknown 075 75 ft (23 m)
Coxsackie Light Coxsackie, New York
(Hudson River)
4222′47″N 7347′41″W / 42.37972N 73.79472W / 42.37972; -73.79472 1830 (Former)
1868 (Current)
Never 1940 None Unknown
Crossover Island Light Saint Lawrence River
(Border light)
4429′49″N 7546′42″W / 44.49694N 75.77833W / 44.49694; -75.77833 1848 (Former)
1882 (Current)
Never 1941 None Unknown
Crown Point Light No Image Crown Point
(Lake Champlain)
4401′48″N 7325′18″W / 44.0299N 73.4216W / 44.0299; -73.4216 1858 Never 1926 None Unknown
Cumberland Head Light Cumberland Head
(Lake Champlain)
4441′29″N 7323′7″W / 44.69139N 73.38528W / 44.69139; -73.38528 1838 (Former)
1868 (Current)
2003
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1934-2003)
Unknown Unknown
Dunkirk Light Dunkirk 4229′38″N 7921′14″W / 42.49389N 79.35389W / 42.49389; -79.35389 1826 (Former)
1875 (Current)
1960 Active Third-order Fresnel 082 82 ft (25 m)
East Charity Shoal Light Lake Ontario
(Border light)
442′12″N 7628′54″W / 44.03667N 76.48167W / 44.03667; -76.48167 1877
(Moved to NY in 1935)
1935 Active
(Also a private house)
Unknown 052 52 ft (16 m)
Eatons Neck Light Eatons Neck 4057′14.5″N 7323′42.5″W / 40.954028N 73.395139W / 40.954028; -73.395139 1799 1969 Active Third-order Fresnel 126 126 ft (38 m)
Elm Tree Beacon Light New York City
(Staten Island)
4033′50″N 745′43″W / 40.56389N 74.09528W / 40.56389; -74.09528 1856 (Former)
1939 (Current)
1939 1964 None 062 62 ft (19 m)
(Original)
Esopus Meadows Light Esopus
(Hudson River)
4152′6.2″N 7356′29.8″W / 41.868389N 73.941611W / 41.868389; -73.941611 1839 (Former)
1872 (Current)
1965 Active
(Inactive: 1965-2003)
Unknown 052 52 ft (16 m)
Execution Rocks Light Long Island Sound 4052′41.3″N 7344′16.3″W / 40.878139N 73.737861W / 40.878139; -73.737861 1850 1979 Active APRB-251 062 62 ft (19 m)
Fire Island Light Fire Island
(Long Island)
4037′56.8″N 7313′6.9″W / 40.632444N 73.218583W / 40.632444; -73.218583 1826 (Former)
1858 (Current)
1938 Active
(Inactive: 1974-1986)
DCB-224 168 168 ft (51 m)
Fort Niagara Light Porter
(Fort Niagara State Park)
4315′42″N 793′48″W / 43.26167N 79.06333W / 43.26167; -79.06333 1782 (Former)
1872 (Current)
Never 1993 None 091 91 ft (28 m)
Fort Tompkins Light New York City
(Staten Island)
4036′21″N 7403′14″W / 40.6057N 74.0539W / 40.6057; -74.0539 1828
(The last L.H.
was built in 1873)
Never 1903
(Demolished)
None Unknown
Fort Wadsworth Light New York City
(Staten Island)
4036′21″N 743′14″W / 40.60583N 74.05389W / 40.60583; -74.05389 1903 2005
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1965-2005)
Unknown 075 75 ft (23 m)
Frenchman Island Light Oneida Lake 4313′06″N 7602′59″W / 43.21833N 76.04972W / 43.21833; -76.04972 1918 1949 Active Unknown Unknown
Galloo Island Light Hounsfield
(Galloo Island)
4353′18″N 7626′42″W / 43.88833N 76.44500W / 43.88833; -76.44500 1820 (Former)
1867 (Current)
1963 Active 190mm 058 58 ft (18 m)
Horse Island Light Hounsfield
(Sackets Harbor)
4356′35″N 768′40″W / 43.94306N 76.14444W / 43.94306; -76.14444 1831[1] (Former)
1870 (Current)
1925 1957
(Now a private house)
None Unknown
Horton Point Light Southold 415′6.51″N 7226′44.77″W / 41.0851417N 72.4457694W / 41.0851417; -72.4457694 1857 1933
(Inactive: 1933-1990)
Active VRB-25 103 103 ft (31 m)
HudsonAthens light Hudson River 4215′7″N 7348′31″W / 42.25194N 73.80861W / 42.25194; -73.80861 1874 1949 Active 300mm 046 46 ft (14 m)
Huntington Harbor Light Huntington 4054′38.6″N 7325′52.7″W / 40.910722N 73.431306W / 40.910722; -73.431306 1857 (Former)
1912 (Current)
1949 Active 300mm 041 41 ft (12 m)
Latimer Reef Light Southold
(Fishers Island)
4118′16.227″N 7255′59.937″W / 41.30450750N 72.93331583W / 41.30450750; -72.93331583 1884 1954 Active 300mm 055 55 ft (17 m)
Little Gull Island Light Long Island Sound
(Little Gull Island)
4112′23″N 7206′25″W / 41.20639N 72.10694W / 41.20639; -72.10694 1806 (Former)
1869 (Current)
1978 Active Unknown 091 91 ft (28 m)
Little Red Lighthouse
Jeffrey's Hook Light
New York City
(Manhattan)
4051′1″N 7356′49″W / 40.85028N 73.94694W / 40.85028; -73.94694 1889 (Former)
1921 (Current)
2002
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1947-2002)
300mm Unknown
Montauk Point Light Montauk 4104′16″N 7151′26″W / 41.07099N 71.85709W / 41.07099; -71.85709 1797 1987 Active VRB-25 168 168 ft (51 m)
New Dorp Light New York City
(Staten Island)
4034′51″N 747′12″W / 40.58083N 74.12000W / 40.58083; -74.12000 1856 Never 1964
(Now a private house)
None 190 190 ft (58 m)
North Brother Island Light New York City
The Bronx
4047′57.3″N 7353′58.5″W / 40.799250N 73.899583W / 40.799250; -73.899583 1869 Never 1953
(Now Ruins)
None 050 50 ft (15 m)
North Dumpling Light Long Island Sound
(Near Fishers Island)
4117′17″N 721′10″W / 41.28806N 72.01944W / 41.28806; -72.01944 1849 1959 Active 300mm 060 60 ft (18 m)
Oak Orchard Light Oak Orchard Creek 4322′16″N 7811′35″W / 43.37111N 78.19306W / 43.37111; -78.19306 1871 Never 1914
(Destroyed in 1916)
None Unknown
Ogdensburg Harbor Light Ogdensburg 4441′52″N 7530′12″W / 44.69778N 75.50333W / 44.69778; -75.50333 1834 (Former)
1900 (Current)
1941 Active
(Inactive: 1961-2011)
Unknown Unknown
Olcott Light Olcott 4320′20″N 7842′54″W / 43.33889N 78.71500W / 43.33889; -78.71500 1873 Never 1930
(Demolished in 1963,
now active as a rebuilt
replica)
Unknown Unknown
Old Field Point Light Old Field 4057′45″N 7307′49″W / 40.962370N 73.130318W / 40.962370; -73.130318.[2] 1823 (Former)
1869 (Current)
1991
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1933-1991)
Unknown 074 74 ft (23 m)
Old Orchard Shoal Light Lower New York Bay 4030′44.272″N 745′55.369″W / 40.51229778N 74.09871361W / 40.51229778; -74.09871361 1893 1955 2012
(Destroyed by Sandy)
None 051 51 ft (16 m)
Orient Long Beach Bar Light Orient 416′32″N 7218′23″W / 41.10889N 72.30639W / 41.10889; -72.30639 1871 Never 1945
(Destroyed in 1963,
now active as a rebuilt
replica)
Unknown 058 58 ft (18 m)
Orient Point Light Orient 419′48.393″N 7213′25.014″W / 41.16344250N 72.22361500W / 41.16344250; -72.22361500 1899 1958 Active Optic 064 64 ft (20 m)
Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Light Oswego 4328′24″N 7631′01″W / 43.47332N 76.51682W / 43.47332; -76.51682 1934
(Current)
1968 Active Optic 057 57 ft (17 m)
Plum Island Light Southold
(Plum Island)
4110′25.20″N 7212′41.47″W / 41.1736667N 72.2115194W / 41.1736667; -72.2115194 1827 (Former)
1870 (Current)
1978 Active
(metal tower)
Unknown 050 50 ft (15 m)
Point Aux Roches Light Champlain
(Lake Champlain)
4447′58″N 7321′38″W / 44.79944N 73.36056W / 44.79944; -73.36056 1859 1933 1989 None 059 59 ft (18 m)
Prince's Bay Light New York City
(Staten Island)
4030′27.7″N 7412′48.3″W / 40.507694N 74.213417W / 40.507694; -74.213417 1828 (Former)
1864 (Current)
2006
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1922-2006)
VRB-25 Unknown
Race Rock Light Long Island Sound
(Near Fishers Island)
4114′36.6″N 722′49.2″W / 41.243500N 72.047000W / 41.243500; -72.047000 1879 1978 Active Unknown 067 67 ft (20 m)
Rock Island Light Saint Lawrence River 4416′50″N 761′1″W / 44.28056N 76.01694W / 44.28056; -76.01694 1848 (Former)
1882 (Current)
Never 1956 None 050 50 ft (15 m)
Rondout Light Kingston 4155′15″N 7357′45″W / 41.92083N 73.96250W / 41.92083; -73.96250 1838 (Former)
1915 (Current)
1954 Active 250mm 054 54 ft (16 m)
Sands Point Light No Image North Hempstead 4051′57.2″N 7343′46.2″W / 40.865889N 73.729500W / 40.865889; -73.729500 1809 Never 1922 None 065 65 ft (20 m)
Saugerties Light Saugerties 424′19.53″N 7355′46.72″W / 42.0720917N 73.9296444W / 42.0720917; -73.9296444 1835 (Former)
1867 (Current)
1954 Active
(Inactive: 1954-1990)
Unknown 042 42 ft (13 m)
Selkirk Light Pulaski 4334′24″N 7612′06″W / 43.57333N 76.20167W / 43.57333; -76.20167 1838 1989
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1859-1989)
190mm 050 50 ft (15 m)
Shinnecock Light Southampton
(Shinnecock Bay)
4051′2″N 7230′15″W / 40.85056N 72.50417W / 40.85056; -72.50417 1858 Never 1931
(Demolished in 1948)
None 168 168 ft (51 m)
Sodus Outer Light Sodus 4316′38.3″N 7658′26.4″W / 43.277306N 76.974000W / 43.277306; -76.974000 1858 (Former)
1938 (Current)
1980 Active Unknown 051 51 ft (16 m)
Sodus Point Light Sodus
(Sodus Point)
4316′25.7″N 7659′10.2″W / 43.273806N 76.986167W / 43.273806; -76.986167 1825 (Former)
1871 (Current)
Never 1901 None 070 70 ft (21 m)
South Buffalo North Side Light Dunkirk 4250′7″N 7852′3″W / 42.83528N 78.86750W / 42.83528; -78.86750 1903 1960 1985 None Unknown
Staten Island Light New York City
(Staten Island)
4034′33.8″N 7408′28.5″W / 40.576056N 74.141250W / 40.576056; -74.141250[3] 1912 1921 Active Unknown 231 231 ft (70 m)
Statue of Liberty New York City
(Liberty Island)
4041′21″N 742′40″W / 40.68917N 74.04444W / 40.68917; -74.04444 1886 1902[4]
(As a lighthouse)
305 305 ft (93 m)
Stepping Stones Light Long Island Sound 4049′27.6″N 7346′29.1″W / 40.824333N 73.774750W / 40.824333; -73.774750 1877 1964 Active 300mm 046 46 ft (14 m)
Stony Point (Henderson) Light Henderson 4350′22″N 7617′54″W / 43.83944N 76.29833W / 43.83944; -76.29833 1839 (Former)
1869 (Current)
1947 1959 None 058 58 ft (18 m)
Stony Point Light Stony Point 4114′29″N 7358′20″W / 41.24139N 73.97222W / 41.24139; -73.97222 1826 1995
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1925-1995)
Fourth-order Fresnel 058 58 ft (18 m)
Stuyvesant Light Stuyvesant 4224′42″N 7346′42″W / 42.41167N 73.77833W / 42.41167; -73.77833 1829 (Former)
1868 (Current)
Never 1933 None 042 42 ft (13 m)
Sunken Rock Light Saint Lawrence River
(Bush Island)
4420′44″N 7554′55″W / 44.34556N 75.91528W / 44.34556; -75.91528 1847 (Former)
1882 (Current)
1958 Active Unknown Unknown
Tarrytown Light Sleepy Hollow 415′2.6″N 7352′27.3″W / 41.084056N 73.874250W / 41.084056; -73.874250 1883 Never 1961 Fourth-order Fresnel
(Replica)
056 56 ft (17 m)
Thirty Mile Point Light Somerset 4322′30″N 7829′11″W / 43.37500N 78.48639W / 43.37500; -78.48639 1876 1958 Active 300mm 071 71 ft (22 m)
Throgs Neck Light New York City
The Bronx
4048′16″N 7347′26″W / 40.80444N 73.79056W / 40.80444; -73.79056 1826
(The last L.H.
was built in 1906)
Never 1934 None Unknown
Tibbetts Point Light Cape Vincent 446′00″N 7622′12″W / 44.10000N 76.37000W / 44.10000; -76.37000 1827 (Former)
1854 (Current)
1970 Active Fourth-order Fresnel 069 69 ft (21 m)
West Point Light West Point 4123′45″N 7357′3″W / 41.39583N 73.95083W / 41.39583; -73.95083 1853 Never 1946 None 040 40 ft (12 m)
West Bank Light Lower New York Bay 4032′16.8″N 7402′34.1″W / 40.538000N 74.042806W / 40.538000; -74.042806 1901 1980 Active 300mm 069 69 ft (21 m)
Whitestone Point Light New York City
Queens
4048′06″N 7349′10″W / 40.80167N 73.81944W / 40.80167; -73.81944 1889 Unknown Active Unknown 056 56 ft (17 m)