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Lysander (T)

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Lysander is a town in Onondaga County, New York, United States. The population was 19,285 at the 2000 census. The town was named after Lysander, a Spartan military leader, by a clerk interested in the classics. The Town of Lysander is in the northwest corner of the county and is northwest of Syracuse. Much of the town is a suburb of Syracuse.
The town of Lysander was established by statute in 1794 and is in the Northwest corner of Onondaga County. It is bordered on the North by Oswego County, on the West by Cayuga County, on the East by the Town of Clay and on the South, by the Town of Van Buren. It encompasses a portion of the Village of Baldwinsville and is surrounded by the Seneca River on the South and west and the Oswego River on the East.
The town of Lysander as it was years ago and is today is broken down into different areas. Those areas include Jack’s Reef, Plainville, Lysander, Jacksonville, West Phoenix, Belgium and Cold Springs and of course Baldwinsville. A suburb of Syracuse, Lysander is easily accessible from Route 690 and Route 481. Included within the Town is Radisson, a planned unit development.

Lysander is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in New York.

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