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Welcome to Marcellus ...

The village of Marcellus is located in Onondaga County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Marcellus, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1797.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marcellus has a population of 1,720 people<2> (see below for details).

Marcellus is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Marcellus: (315)

The ZIP code for Marcellus: 13108<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marcellus had an population of 1,720 people. This is a decrease of 5.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marcellus had a population of 1,813 people. This makes Marcellus the county's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,813 people, the population of Marcellus has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,826 people).

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

Communities Also Named Marcellus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Marcellus - they are located in Kentucky (2), Michigan (2), Ohio and Washington.

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

Communities near Marcellus ...

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

  • Syracuse
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Auburn
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • De Witt
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Witt
    • De Witt is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,962 people
  • Baldwinsville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwinsville
    • Baldwinsville is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,791 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwinsville <5>
  • North Syracuse
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Syracuse
    • North Syracuse is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,595 people
  • Solvay
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solvay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Solvay
    • Solvay is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,256 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solvay <5>
  • Manlius
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manlius have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manlius
    • Manlius is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,412 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manlius <5>
  • Fayetteville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayetteville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,028 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville <5>
  • Minoa
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minoa have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minoa
    • Minoa is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,414 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minoa <5>
  • East Syracuse
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Syracuse
    • East Syracuse is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,907 people

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 Marcellus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marcellus.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marcellus ...

Looking for more information about Marcellus? 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 Marcellus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marcellus.

Adding Marcellus to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Marcellus was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Marcellus post office opened in 1797.

We also found Marcellus in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Marcellus.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Marcellus. 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 Marcellus.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marcellus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Marcellus). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Marcellus or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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