Home to the exciting city of Syracuse, Onondaga County is located in central New York and is a wonderful place to both visit and live. Full of inviting and friendly people, Onondaga is rich in Native American history and natural beauty. The shores of Onondaga Lake are filled with small villages, state parks and untouched shorelines, making it one of the main draws to the area. It is easy to slip away to a small village for a quiet afternoon or ride into Syracuse for a ball game or night out. Onondaga has it all and its schools are no exception. From public to private, the schools in Onondaga County are among the finest in the state, including the renowned Syracuse City School District. Also present among county borders are several outstanding universities including Syracuse University, Le Moyne College and SUNY Empire State College. Whether it's country or city you crave, Onondaga County has it all and will provide entertainment and action for everyone in the family.