Cazenovia, New York

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This article is about the New York town. For the village contained within that town, see Cazenovia (village), New York.
Coordinates: 42°55′53″N 75°51′09″W / 42.9315°N 75.8526°W / 42.9315; -75.8526
Cazenovia
Town
Country United States
State New York
County Madison
Coordinates 42°55′53″N 75°51′09″W / 42.9315°N 75.8526°W / 42.9315; -75.8526
Area 51.7 sq mi (133.9 km2)
Population 7,086 (2010)
Density 137.1 / sq mi (52.9 / km2)
Town Supervisor Ralph M. Monforte (R)
 - Town Council
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code 13035
Area code 315
Location of Cazenovia in New York

Cazenovia is an affluent town in Madison County, New York, United States. The population was 7,086 at the 2010 census.[1] The town is named after Theophilus Cazenove, an agent of the Holland Land Company.

The Town of Cazenovia has a village also named Cazenovia. The town is on the west border of the county.

Cazenovia is the location for Cazenovia College, a small liberal arts college in Greater Syracuse.

History[edit]

The Town of Cazenovia was established in 1793 by the Towns of Whitestown, New York and Paris, New York (both in Oneida County, New York) before the creation of Madison County. Subsequently, other towns in the county were formed from partitions of its territory. Cazenovia was part of a region called "The Gore," based on a surveying error.

It was founded by John Lincklaen, an agent of the Holland Land Company, and was named after Theophilus Cazenove, Lincklaen's boss.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 51.7 square miles (134.0 km²), with 49.9 square miles (129.2 km²) of land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²) of (3.54%) water. The Town contains Cazenovia Lake.

The west town line is the border of Onondaga County.

U.S. Route 20, also known as Albany Street, crosses the town.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,481 people, 2,353 households, and 1,658 families residing in the town. The population density was 129.9 people per square mile (50.2/km²). There were 2,567 housing units at an average density of 51.5 per square mile (19.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.25% White, 1.10% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 2,353 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $57,232, and the median income for a family was $73,590. Males had a median income of $50,556 versus $31,613 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,957. About 2.4% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

National Register of Historic Places[edit]

The following sites and historic districts are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Abell Farmhouse and Barn Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001860)
Ballina Rd.
42°54′11″N 75°49′31″W / 42.903056°N 75.825278°W / 42.903056; -75.825278 (Abell Farmhouse and Barn)
Cazenovia
2 Annas Farmhouse Upload image
February 18, 1988
(#87001861)
4812 Ridge Rd.
42°57′25″N 75°51′20″W / 42.956944°N 75.855556°W / 42.956944; -75.855556 (Annas Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
3 Beckwith Farmhouse Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001862)
4652 Syracuse Rd.
42°56′51″N 75°53′07″W / 42.9475°N 75.885278°W / 42.9475; -75.885278 (Beckwith Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
4 Cedar Cove Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000867)
W side of E. Lake Rd.
42°57′00″N 75°51′49″W / 42.95°N 75.863611°W / 42.95; -75.863611 (Cedar Cove)
Cazenovia
5 Chappell Farmhouse Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001864)
Ridge Rd.
42°56′52″N 75°51′23″W / 42.947778°N 75.856389°W / 42.947778; -75.856389 (Chappell Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
6 Cobblestone House Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001865)
Syracuse Rd.
42°56′35″N 75°52′59″W / 42.943056°N 75.883056°W / 42.943056; -75.883056 (Cobblestone House)
Cazenovia
7 Zephnia Comstock Farmhouse Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001866)
2363 Nelson St.
42°55′30″N 75°50′19″W / 42.925°N 75.838611°W / 42.925; -75.838611 (Zephnia Comstock Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
8 Crandall Farm Complex Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001867)
2430 Ballina Rd.
42°53′35″N 75°50′13″W / 42.893056°N 75.836944°W / 42.893056; -75.836944 (Crandall Farm Complex)
Cazenovia
9 Evergreen Acres Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001868)
Syracuse Rd.
42°55′38″N 75°52′38″W / 42.927222°N 75.877222°W / 42.927222; -75.877222 (Evergreen Acres)
Cazenovia
10 Hillcrest Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000869)
Ridge Rd. S of Hoffman
42°56′20″N 75°51′27″W / 42.938889°N 75.8575°W / 42.938889; -75.8575 (Hillcrest)
Cazenovia
11 Lorenzo
Lorenzo
February 18, 1971
(#71000541)
Ledyard St. (U.S. 20)
42°55′23″N 75°51′56″W / 42.923056°N 75.865556°W / 42.923056; -75.865556 (Lorenzo)
Cazenovia
12 The Maples Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001876)
2420 Nelson Rd.
42°55′19″N 75°50′08″W / 42.921944°N 75.835556°W / 42.921944; -75.835556 (The Maples)
Cazenovia
13 Meadows Farm Complex Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001869)
Rippleton Rd.
42°55′01″N 75°51′40″W / 42.916944°N 75.861111°W / 42.916944; -75.861111 (Meadows Farm Complex)
Cazenovia
14 Middle Farmhouse Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001870)
4875 W. Lake Rd.
42°57′29″N 75°52′58″W / 42.958056°N 75.882778°W / 42.958056; -75.882778 (Middle Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
15 Niles Farmhouse Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001871)
Rippleton Rd.
42°54′45″N 75°52′08″W / 42.9125°N 75.868889°W / 42.9125; -75.868889 (Niles Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
16 Notleymere Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000868)
4641 E. Lake Rd.
42°56′52″N 75°51′47″W / 42.947778°N 75.863056°W / 42.947778; -75.863056 (Notleymere)
Cazenovia
17 Old Trees Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000865)
W side of Rippleton Rd.
42°54′59″N 75°52′35″W / 42.916389°N 75.876389°W / 42.916389; -75.876389 (Old Trees)
Cazenovia
18 Ormonde Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000866)
Between E. Lake Rd. and Ormonde Dr.
42°57′20″N 75°51′41″W / 42.955556°N 75.861389°W / 42.955556; -75.861389 (Ormonde)
Cazenovia
19 Parker Farmhouse Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001872)
3981 East Rd.
42°54′58″N 75°51′04″W / 42.916111°N 75.851111°W / 42.916111; -75.851111 (Parker Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
20 Rippleton Schoolhouse Upload image
August 6, 1998
(#98000996)
Rippleton Rd., 15 mi. SE of Syracuse
42°55′16″N 75°51′46″W / 42.921111°N 75.862778°W / 42.921111; -75.862778 (Rippleton Schoolhouse)
Cazenovia
21 Rolling Ridge Farm Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001873)
3937 Number Nine Rd.
42°54′46″N 75°50′45″W / 42.912778°N 75.845833°W / 42.912778; -75.845833 (Rolling Ridge Farm)
Cazenovia
22 Shattuck House Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000873)
W. Lake Rd.
42°58′16″N 75°53′04″W / 42.971111°N 75.884444°W / 42.971111; -75.884444 (Shattuck House)
Cazenovia
23 Sweetland Farmhouse Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001874)
Number Nine Rd.
42°54′52″N 75°50′44″W / 42.914444°N 75.845556°W / 42.914444; -75.845556 (Sweetland Farmhouse)
Cazenovia
24 Tall Pines Upload image
November 2, 1987
(#87001875)
Ridge Rd.
42°57′03″N 75°51′23″W / 42.950833°N 75.856389°W / 42.950833; -75.856389 (Tall Pines)
Cazenovia
25 The Hickories Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000870)
47 Forman St.
42°56′04″N 75°51′37″W / 42.934444°N 75.860278°W / 42.934444; -75.860278 (The Hickories)
Cazenovia
26 Upenough Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000871)
Rippleton St.
42°54′12″N 75°52′34″W / 42.903333°N 75.876111°W / 42.903333; -75.876111 (Upenough)
Cazenovia
27 York Lodge Upload image
July 15, 1991
(#91000872)
4448 E. Lake Rd.
42°56′21″N 75°51′29″W / 42.939167°N 75.858056°W / 42.939167; -75.858056 (York Lodge)
Cazenovia

Notable residents[edit]

Economy[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  4. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 1963. 
  7. ^ "Jane Calkins Egan Obituary". Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard. December 20, 2009. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 

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