Introduction to Fulton, New York
Fulton, New York, in Oswego county, is 23 miles NW of Syracuse, New York and 127 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The people of the city are in the Syracuse metropolitan area. Fulton has a population of 11,855.
The present day City of Fulton was incorporated as a village in 1835. The west bank of the Oswego River was originally known as Oswego Falls, and was one of the early settlements of the original Town of Granby. The east side of the Oswego River was initially a part of the Township of Volney. The city was home to the first chocolate manufacturing facility in the country.
Fulton and nearby Attractions
- Battle Island State Park
- Pratt House
- Fort Ontario
- Richardson - Bates House Museum
- Fair Haven Beach State Park
- Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Things To Do In Fulton
While in Fulton, you can spend your leisure hours at Stevenson Beach. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed on the Neatahwanta Lake and Sharps Pond. You can also visit the Palermo K-2 Area. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is ideal for a day trip. In addition, the city offers numerous shopping and dining options.
Syracuse Hancock International is the nearest major airport.
Fulton Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are provided by SUNY College at Oswego, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse University and Jefferson Community College.