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Central New York is a term used to broadly describe the central region of New York State, roughly including the following counties and cities: Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Terminology is the study of terms and their use — of words and compound words that are used in specific contexts. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Cayuga County Auburn
Cortland County Cortland
Madison County Oneida
Oneida County Rome, Sherrill & Utica
Onondaga County Syracuse (Largest city in the region)
Oswego County Fulton & Oswego
Tompkins County Ithaca
Herkimer County Little Falls

The region has a population of about 1,177,073. Location in the state of New York Formed 1799 Seat Auburn Area  - Total  - Water 2,237 km² (864 mi²) 441 km² (170 mi²) 19. ... Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States of America. ... Cortland County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Cortland is a city in Cortland County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 18,740. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Oneida is a city located in Madison County, New York. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Rome is a city in Oneida County, New York, United States. ... Sherrill is a city located in Oneida County, New York. ... Utica, New York is a city in the State of New York and the county seat of Oneida County. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1794 Seat Syracuse Area  - Total  - Water 2,087 km² (806 mi²) 66 km² (25 mi²) 3. ... Nickname: The Salt City Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: City Government  - Mayor Matthew Driscoll Area  - City 66. ... Oswego County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Fulton is a city located in Oswego County, New York. ... Look up Oswego in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Tompkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York, and comprises the whole of the Ithaca metropolitan area. ... The City of Ithaca (named for the Greek island of Ithaca) sits on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, in Central New York State. ... Herkimer County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Little Falls is a city located in Herkimer County, New York. ...


Major newspapers in the region include the Oneida Daily Dispatch, Syracuse Post-Standard, Auburn Citizen, Ithaca Journal, and Utica Observer-Dispatch, as well as the alternative newsweekly Syracuse New Times. The Syracuse Post-Standard is the major newspaper servicing the greater Syracuse, NY metro area. ... The Ithaca Journal is a daily morning broadsheet newspaper published in Ithaca, New York. ... The Observer-Dispatch is the major newspaper for Oneida County, Herkimer County, and parts of Madison County, and also services the greater Central New York area. ... The Syracuse New Times is a weekly alternative newspaper published in Syracuse, New York by Arthur Zimmer and distributed throughout the central New York region. ...


Hamilton College, Cornell University, Le Moyne College, SUNY Oswego, Colgate University, SUNY Cortland, Ithaca College, Syracuse University and the SUNY ESF are some of the major colleges and universities in the region. Hamilton College is a private, independent, highly selective liberal arts college located in Clinton, New York. ... Cornell University is a university located in Ithaca, New York, USA. Its two medical campuses are in New York City and Education City, Qatar. ... Le Moyne College is a four-year Jesuit college of approximately 2,300 undergraduate students that uniquely balances a comprehensive liberal arts education with preparation for specific career paths or graduate study. ... The State University of New York at Oswego was founded in 1861 as Oswego Normal School by Edward Austin Sheldon and became the New York State Teachers College at Oswego in 1948. ... Colgate in fall. ... The State University of New York College at Cortland, also called SUNY Cortland, is located in Cortland, New York. ... Ithaca College is a private institution of higher education located on the South Hill of Ithaca, New York. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private nonsectarian research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) is a specialized doctoral-granting institution of the State University of New York. ...


The region is served by several television stations based in Syracuse including ABC affiliate WSYR, NBC affiliate WSTM, CBS affiliate WTVH, Fox affiliate WSYT and PBS affiliate WCNY. Nickname: The Salt City Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: City Government  - Mayor Matthew Driscoll Area  - City 66. ... WSYR can refer to a television or radio station in Syracuse, New York, both owned by Clear Channel Communications: WSYR-TV, channel 9 WSYR (AM), AM 570 This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... WSTM-TV (NBC-3) is the NBC affiliate for Syracuse, New York. ... WTVH is the CBS network affiliate in Syracuse, New York. ... WSYT is a broadcast television station in Syracuse, New York affiliated with the Fox network. ... WCNY is Syracuse, New Yorks only public television station and PBS affiliate. ...


Note: Tompkins County and Cortland County are often considered part of the region in New York State called the Southern Tier. Oneida County and Herkimer County are often considered part of the region in NYS called the Mohawk Valley. Therefore Tompkins County, Cortland County, Oneida County and Herkimer County are only Central New York in the broader sense of the phrase "Central New York".


Only Onondaga County, Cayuga County, Oswego County and Madison County are always considered "Central New York".


History

During the early historic period, the Iroquois successfully excluded Algonquin tribes from the region. Languages Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Tuscarora, English, French Religions Christianity, Longhouse religion The Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the League of Peace and Power; the Five Nations; the Six Nations; or the People of the Long house) is a group of First Nations/Native Americans that originally consisted of... This article is about the Native American tribe. ...


The Central New York Military Tract, land reserved from soldiers of the American Revolution, was located here. Many towns derived from the tracts have classical names. Central New Yorks Military Tract townships. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that...


The assumption by whomever that Cortland County is part of the southerntier is untrue. We are in the area known as Central New York


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Central New York is a term used to describe the central region of Upstate New York, roughly including the following counties and cities: Figures of speech and shorthands are called terms of language.
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