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The Milkyway over DeRuyter Reservoir - Photo Credit: William Shoop
DeRuyter is located in the Heart of Central New York in the southwest corner of Madison County. The Village of DeRuyter is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Cortland and 30 miles southeast of Syracuse. The Town's official 2010 census is 1,589 (558 in the Village) with population swelling with seasonal lake residents during the summer months. DeRuyter Lake, which is approximately 2 miles long and 3/4's mile wide at it widest point, is located 3 miles north of the Village.