Quick Tour

Cortland is centrally located in New York State, just off Route 81 at exit 11. We are centered 32 miles south of Syracuse and 45 miles north of Binghamton.

How Far is it to Cortland?


  • 22 miles from Ithaca
  • 32 miles from Syracuse
  • 45 miles from Binghamton
  • 175 miles from New York City
  • 185 miles from Philadelphia
  • 205 miles from Pittsburgh
  • 265 miles from Boston
  • 290 miles from Baltimore
  • 205 miles from Ottawa
  • 265 miles from Toronto
  • 280 miles from Montreal
New York State Map

General Information


  • Elevation - 1129 feet above Sea Level
  • Established - 1808
  • Land Area - 503.3 Square Miles
  • Population - 48,963 (1990)
  • Name - From General Pierre Van Cortlandt, NY's First Lieutenant Governor

Climate


  • Average Yearly Precipitation - 39.73 inches
  • Average Yearly Snowfall - 67.30 inches
  • Mean Annual Temperature - 46.90 degrees Fahrenheit