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Camillus Town
Onondaga County, New York


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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Camillus Town is approximately 23,625 (2000), 1213 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,315 (2000), 569 (2010).
The amount of land area in Camillus Town is 0.964 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Camillus Town to Washington DC is 287 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 135 miles. (as the crow flies)
Camillus Town is positioned 43.03 degrees north of the equator and 76.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the general Syracuse area on the Southwest side of Onondaga Lake .
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History & History Related Items

Here is a good history page for Camillus. This history page for Camillus has some historical places listed. Much of the area was formed from ice-age glaciers which sculpted out the many creeks, lakes, gorge and other recreational areas

The area was first settled in 1791 by Captain Isaac Lindsay. His brothers, James, William and Elijah, came soon after.

Camillus was named for the famous Roman dictator. It became a town on 9 March 1799. Elbridge and Van Buren were taken off from Camillus in 1829. Part of Salt Springs Reservation were annexed on 1 May 1834.

The Village of Camillus was named for Marcus Firius Camillus, who had an interest in the Roman Classics.
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Camillus Sim's Store Museum
De Voe Rd
Camillus, NY 13031
Phone: 315-672-5110

1856 Octagon House
5420 West Genesee Street
Camillus, New York
this house is on the National Registry of Historical Places. It is six stories from basement to cupola and is furnished in period antiques.
Please call ahead for hours of operation
Phone: (315) 488-7800

The Martisco Station Museum
This station has been restored to the splendor of its heyday. There are many railroad artifacts on display. Open Sundays, June through October between 2 and 5 pm or by appointment. Donation are accepted.
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Camillus Town City Government

Town of Camillus

Camillus Town Clerk
4600 W Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13219-1734
Phone: 315-488-1234

The Town of Camillus is divided into the Hamlets of Amboy, Belle Isle, Fairmount, Newport, Oswego Bitter, parts of Warners, Westerlea, and a very small corner of Memphis, and the Village of Camillus.

Camillus Village Office
37 Main St
Camillus, NY 13031
Phone: 315-672-3484

Camillus Town Libraries

The Maxwell Memorial Library
14 Genessee St
Camillus, NY 13031
Phone: 315-672-3661
Fax: 315-672-5514
a member of the Onondaga County Public Library System

Camillus Town Schools

West Genesee Central School District
5525 Ike Dixon Rd
Camillus, NY 13031-8614
Phone: 315-672-3120 Camillus Town


The population of the Village of Camillus was:
1990 - 1,150
2000 - 1,249

The population of the Town of Camillus was:
1990 -23,625
2000 - 23,152

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