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Welcome to Skaneateles ...
The location of Skaneateles has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Skaneateles, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
When the people of Skaneateles refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Skaneatelesean<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Skaneateles has a population of 2,469 people<4> (see below for details).
Skaneateles is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Skaneateles lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Skaneateles: (315)
Websites for Skaneateles ...
Official Website: www.townofskaneateles.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Skaneateles had an population of 2,469 people. This is an increase of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.62% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Skaneateles had a population of 2,450 people. This makes Skaneateles the county's 26th most populous community.
The population of Skaneateles represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 802nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,450 people, the population of Skaneateles decreased 6.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,616 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Skaneateles.
Communities near Skaneateles ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Skaneateles.
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 Skaneateles. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Skaneateles.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Skaneateles. 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 Skaneateles.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Skaneateles. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Skaneateles.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Skaneateles ...
Looking for more information about Skaneateles? 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 Skaneateles, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Skaneateles.
Adding Skaneateles to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Skaneateles 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 Skaneateles was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Skaneateles in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Skaneateles.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Skaneateles: www.townofskaneateles.com/
The official website for Onondaga County: www.ongov.net/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023