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Welcome to Mexico ...

The Town of Mexico is located in Oswego County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Mexico has a population of 5,061 people<3> (see below for details).

Mexico is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mexico lies within the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mexico had an population of 5,061 people. This is a decrease of 2.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Mexico had a population of 5,197 people. This makes Mexico the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Mexico represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 460th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,197 people, the population of Mexico has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,181 people).

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

Communities near Mexico ...

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

  • Clay [Onondaga County]
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    • Clay [Onondaga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Mexico
    • 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
  • Oswego [Oswego County]
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    • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Mexico
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oswego<6>
  • Fulton [Oswego County]
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    • Fulton [Oswego County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mexico
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,020 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Hastings [Oswego County]
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    • Hastings [Oswego County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Mexico
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,160 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hastings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hastings
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Schroeppel [Oswego County]
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      • Schroeppel [Oswego County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Mexico
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schroeppel
    • Oswego [Oswego County]
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      • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Mexico
      • 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
    • Scriba [Oswego County]
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      • Scriba [Oswego County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,461 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scriba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Granby [Oswego County]
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      • Granby [Oswego County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Volney [Oswego County]
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      • Volney [Oswego County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,630 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Volney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Richland [Oswego County]
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      • Richland [Oswego County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,526 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mexico ...

Looking for more information about Mexico? 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 Mexico, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mexico.

Mentions & References for Mexico

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Oswego County

About New York

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

The official website for Oswego County: www.co.oswego.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 Oswego, 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 Mexico.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mexico - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mexico) 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 Mexico. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MexicoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mexico. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4548, Longitude: -76.2044       In this case, the coordinates for Mexico 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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