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Welcome to Cato ...

The village of Cato is located in Cayuga County<1>.

The location of Cato has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cato has a population of 500 people<3> (see below for details).

Cato was established in 1805.

The community of Cato is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Cato lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Cato: (315)

Websites for Cato ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cayugacountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cato, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cato had an population of 500 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cato had a population of 532 people. This makes Cato the county's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 532 people, the population of Cato decreased 11.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 601 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cato.

Communities Also Named Cato ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Cato - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cato.

Communities near Cato ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cato.

  • Clay [Onondaga County]
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    • Clay [Onondaga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Cato
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
  • Auburn [Cayuga County]
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    • Auburn [Cayuga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Cato
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Camillus [Onondaga County]
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    • Camillus [Onondaga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Cato
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,261 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camillus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camillus
  • Lysander [Onondaga County]
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    • Lysander [Onondaga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Cato
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lysander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Geddes [Onondaga County]
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      • Geddes [Onondaga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Cato
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geddes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Van Buren [Onondaga County]
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      • Van Buren [Onondaga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Cato
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Buren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fulton [Oswego County]
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      • Fulton [Oswego County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Cato
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,020 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
    • Schroeppel [Oswego County]
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      • Schroeppel [Oswego County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Cato
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,064 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schroeppel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Baldwinsville [Onondaga County]
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      • Baldwinsville [Onondaga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Cato
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,791 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwinsville<6>
    • Oswego [Oswego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oswego
      • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Cato
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswego

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cato. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cato.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cato. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cato.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cato. See our Newspapers Page for Cato.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cato ...

Looking for more information about Cato? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cato, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cato.

Adding Cato to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cato in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cato was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cato on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cato on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cayuga County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cato. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cayuga County: www.co.cayuga.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Cayuga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cato.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cato - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cato) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cato. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CatoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cato. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1679, Longitude: -76.5728       In this case, the coordinates for Cato have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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