Town of DeRuyter, New York

Community Profile

DeRuyter, NY - Located in Picturesque Southern Madison County

  • Location: near two population centers (Syracuse & Cortland), close proximity to I-81 and I-90
  • Affordable: Reasonable residential home costs with low property rates
  • Safe: Low crime rates, thriving volunteer fire department, local ambulance service
  • Schools: Fantastic K/12 school system with low class sizes and an excellent graduation rate
  • Colleges/Universities: Nine nearby colleges/universities, including Syracuse University, Colgate University and Cornell University
  • Utilities: Municipal water and natural gas available in the Village of DeRuyter
  • Library: DeRuyter Free Library located in the Genevieve D. Staley Civic Center
  • Local Churches: Calvary Baptist, Roman Catholic, United Church (non-denominational), United Methodist (Town of Cuyler)
  • Shopping: DeRuyter Big M Grocery Store, Smith Furnature Store, Countryside Hardware Store, Family Dollar
  • Dining: Shelly's Restaurant, Sal's Pizzeria, The Coalyard, The Drift-In, Quincy Square Diner, The Sugar Shack, Lynn's Diner (Town of Cuyler)
  • Banking: Citizens Bank

  • Events: DeRuyter Fireman's Fair, Winterfest, Summer Concerts at the Civic Center Gazebo, DeRuyter Central Athletics, Music & Drama
  • Parks: Smith Park, Highland Forest (Onondaga County Park - Town of Fabius), Delphi Falls (Madison County Park - Town of Cazenovia COMING SOON)
  • Camping/Hiking: Fingerlakes Trail, Highland Forest County Park, Delph Falls County Park
  • Skiing: Labrador Mt., Toggenburg Mt., Song Mt., Greek Peak, Highland Forest County Park - ALL NEARBY
  • Fishing/Boating: DeRuyter Lake (over 37 species, including Pickerel, Large & Small Mouth Bass, Walleye, Panfish)
  • Snowmobiling: NYS Trail System with trails maintained by local clubs
  • Golfing: Apple Creek Country Club

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