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Cazenovia is a village in Madison County, in the Syracuse metro area.

The community was named after Theophile Cazenove, of the Holland Land Company.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Cazenovia. For links to other places called Cazenovia, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cazenovia is 42.93N. The longitude is -75.853W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,224 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,710.


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Median household income
Local
$43,611
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cazenovia demographic reports
Cazenovia is on Cazenovia Lake.
Once a stagecoach stop for travelers on the western turnpike.

During early days of the settlement, two brothers named Bumpus fought a bear near here, in Chittenango Creek. They avoided serious injury by stuffing the bear's mouth with stones.

The community develeloped as an affluent commuter suburb after World War II.

Well-known residents have included:
· Leland Stanford, railroad builder, California governor, founder of Stanford University
Local festivals include:
  • Winter Festival - Feb. 8-11, 2007
  • Jazz in Caz - Sept. 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cazenovia web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Chittenango Falls State Park, Lakeland Park
Historic sites and museums: Lorenzo State Historic Site, Lincklaen House
Colleges and universities: Cazenovia College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
I am now master, and will try to make something handsome of Cazenovia.
-- John Lincklaen, land agent of the Holland Land Company, which developed the area in the late 1700s

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Cazenovia residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cazenovia ancestry & family history guide.

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Recommendations: Goat cheese on sale at the Saturday farmers market

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cazenovia was $23,424, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Cazenovia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Cazenovia include Albany Street Historic District, Cazenovia Village Historic District, Old Trees ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Cazenovia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $458.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,249.


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Libraries in Cazenovia include Cazenovia Public Library Society ... View libraries

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Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cazenovia political report.

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The average commute time for Cazenovia workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ I am now master, and will try to make something handsome of Cazenovia. ”
~ John Lincklaen, land agent of the Holland Land Company, which developed the area in the late 1700s

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