Introduction to Mattydale, New York
Mattydale, New York, in Onondaga county, is 3 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center) and 139 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The town, which is part of the Syracuse metropolitan statistical area (MSA), has roughly 6,367 residents.
The community of Mattydale was named after a farm that belonged to Frank Matty. The hamlet of Mattydale is situated in Onondaga County, which was part of Albany County in 1693. In 1794 Onondaga County was established, which at the time included the City of Syracuse, 15 villages, and 19 towns.
Mattydale and Nearby Attractions
- Chittenango Falls State Park
- Lorenzo State Historic Site
- Canastota Canal Town Museum
- Rosamond Gifford Zoo
- Green Lakes State Park
- International Boxing Hall of Fame
Things To Do In Mattydale
Parks offering recreational opportunities near Mattydale include Oneida Shores County Park, Battle Island State Park, and Clark Reservation State Park. The Salt Museum has exhibits on the salt industry in the area. Other museums nearby include Everson Museum of Art, Erie Canal Museum, and H. Lee White Marine Museum. Harriet Tubman Home and Fort Ontario State Historic Site are places of historical interest near the village.
Flights are available from Syracuse Hancock International Airport.
Mattydale Higher Education
Le Moyne College, Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College, and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry are located nearby.