Venice, New York

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Venice is a town in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 1,286 at the 2000 census.

The Town of Venice is in the south part of Cayuga County and is south of Auburn, New York.

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History

The Town of Venice was formed from part of the Town of Scipio in 1823.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 107.0 km² (41.3 mi²). 106.6 km² (41.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (0.44%) is water.

A small part of Owasco Lake borders the northeast part of Venice.

New York State Route 34, New York State Route 34B, and New York State Route 38 are north-south highways in Venice.

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Communities and locations in Venice

  • Ashland -- A hamlet at the northeast corner of the town at Owasco Lake.
  • Bruton Corners -- A location south of Venice Center on NY-34.
  • Cascade -- A hamlet in the northeast of the town on NY-38.
  • East Venice -- A hamlet in the southeast part of the town.
  • Holley Corners -- A location in the southeast part of Venice.
  • Ledyard -- A hamlet on NY-34B at the west town line.
  • Owasco Hill -- A hamlet by the east town line.
  • Poplar Ridge -- A hamlet in the western part of Venice on NY-34B.
  • Rafferty Corners -- A location in the southeast part of Venice.
  • Stewart Corners -- A hamlet east of Venice Center.
  • Tait Corners -- A location east of Ledyard in the southwest part of Venice.
  • Venice Center -- A hamlet on NY-34 near the center of the town.
  • Wheeler Corners -- A location on NY-34B by the west town line.

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