Latitude: 43.05

Longitude: -76.5667

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Weedsport, New York

The clickable maps and pictures on this page illustrate information related to Weedsport, New York. Weedsport is a village in Cayuga County, New York, USA. The population was 1,815 at the 2010 census. The name is from Elihu and Edward Weed, merchants who helped found the village.

The Village of Weedsport is in northern part of the Town of Brutus. Weedsport was a port on the Erie Canal, west of Syracuse, New York. Whitford's Airport is north of the village in the Town of Cato.

History

Weedsport was within the Central New York Military Tract. The village was originally named "Weed's Basin" because the town had a basin (boat turnaround) during the Erie Canal era. The name was then changed to Weedsport.

The village was incorporated in 1831.

The Weedsport Elementary School was built in 1908. Renovations to the elementary school in 1986 added more classrooms, a gymnasium, and a homemaking facility. Weedsport Junior/Senior High School was built in 1957 and later expanded in 1967 and 2005.

The Centreport Aqueduct was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. The First Baptist Church of Weedsport was listed in 2002 and the Orrin W. Burritt House in 2007.

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Geography

Weedsport is located at (43.0488, -76.5628).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of, all of it land.

New York State Route 31 and New York State Route 34 intersect in Weedport. The Erie Canal and the New York State Thruway are north of the village.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,017 people, 767 households, and 524 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,069.9 people per square mile (802.9/km²). There were 809 housing units at an average density of 830.2 per square mile (322.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.00% of the population.

There were 767 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

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