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Welcome to Oswego ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Oswego has a population of 7,249 people<3> (see below for details).

Oswego is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Oswego: (315)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oswego had an population of 7,249 people. This is a decrease of 9.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Oswego had a population of 7,984 people (which is 6.54% of the total population of Oswego County). This makes Oswego the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Oswego represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 304th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,984 people, the population of Oswego increased 9.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,287 people).

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

Communities near Oswego ...

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

  • Lysander [Onondaga County]
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    • Lysander [Onondaga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Oswego
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lysander
  • Fulton [Oswego County]
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    • Fulton [Oswego County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Oswego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,020 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Schroeppel [Oswego County]
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    • Schroeppel [Oswego County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Oswego
    • 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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  • Scriba [Oswego County]
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    • Scriba [Oswego County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Oswego
    • 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Granby [Oswego County]
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      • Granby [Oswego County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Oswego
      • 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 east of Oswego
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Volney
    • Mexico [Oswego County]
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      • Mexico [Oswego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Oswego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,043 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mexico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hannibal [Oswego County]
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      • Hannibal [Oswego County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Oswego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hannibal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wolcott [Wayne County]
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      • Wolcott [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Oswego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,055 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolcott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolcott
    • Palermo [Oswego County]
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      • Palermo [Oswego County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Oswego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,499 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palermo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palermo

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oswego ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oswego. 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 Oswego.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oswego - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Oswego) 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 Oswego. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OswegoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oswego. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4037, Longitude: -76.5605       In this case, the coordinates for Oswego 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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