The History of Camillus, New York

A storied past and a bright future

Founded originally in 1799, the Town of Camillus is a mid-sized suburban community just west of Syracuse, New York. With a rich history tied to the Revolutionary War, a vibrant trade on the Erie Canal in the early to mid-1800s and early 20th century industry, Camillus history offers a fascinating peek into the United States' evolution, leading to a present-day community focused on creating a bright future.

Visit the Town of Camillus website to learn more about the community!

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