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Welcome to De Witt ...

The Town of De Witt is located in Onondaga County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of De Witt has a population of 25,092 people<2> (see below for details).

De Witt is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

De Witt is located in the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, De Witt had an population of 25,092 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of De Witt had a population of 25,838 people (or 5.53% of the total population of Onondaga County). This makes De Witt the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of De Witt represents 0.13% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,838 people, the population of De Witt increased 7.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 24,071 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for De Witt.

Communities Also Named De Witt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named De Witt - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri and Nebraska.

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

Communities near De Witt ...

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

  • Clay [Onondaga County]
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    • Clay [Onondaga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of De Witt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Salina [Onondaga County]
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    • Salina [Onondaga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of De Witt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salina have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cicero [Onondaga County]
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    • Cicero [Onondaga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of De Witt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,692 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cicero have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Camillus [Onondaga County]
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    • Camillus [Onondaga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of De Witt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,261 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camillus have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lysander [Onondaga County]
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      • Lysander [Onondaga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of De Witt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lysander have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Onondaga [Onondaga County]
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      • Onondaga [Onondaga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of De Witt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onondaga have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Geddes [Onondaga County]
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      • Geddes [Onondaga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of De Witt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geddes have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sullivan [Madison County]
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      • Sullivan [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of De Witt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sullivan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Van Buren [Onondaga County]
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      • Van Buren [Onondaga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of De Witt
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hastings [Oswego County]
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      • Hastings [Oswego County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of De Witt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hastings have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 De Witt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for De Witt.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of De Witt. 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 De Witt.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Witt ...

Looking for more information about De Witt? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to De Witt, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for De Witt.

Adding De Witt to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of De Witt 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 De Witt was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Onondaga County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Onondaga County: www.ongov.net/

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 Onondaga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for De Witt.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Witt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- De Witt) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for De Witt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from De WittOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Witt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0410, Longitude: -76.0703    
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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