Cayuga County, NY


CAYUGA COUNTY, situated toward the western part of New York, with Cayuga lake on the west, Skaneateles lake on the east, and Lake Ontario on the north; watered, also, by Seneca river, Owasco lake, and the Erie canal. Area, 648 square miles. Face of the country somewhat hilly, with a very productive soil. Seat of justice, Auburn. Pop. in 1820, 38,897; in 1830, 47,947; in 1840, 50,338; in 1850, 55,460. (Fanning's, 1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Auburn, NY City or Town
    Aurelius, NY City or Town
    Cayuga, NY City or Town
    Fleming, NY City or Town
    Sennett, NY City or Town
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