"OSWEGO, NY ...a great Great Lake city" Oswego by davecallahan

Oswego Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 27 photos

OSWEGO is Indian for "born here" and the Indians used the land since the last mini-iceage (about 7000 BC). French, British and Dutch fought with and against each other (and the Indians) for control of this access to Lake Ontario. Fort Ontario is a lasting reminder of those struggles.

Today the city is about 20000 in size living in about 7000 households.
It boasts (and rightly so) a beautiful waterfront, several well-kept parks and a clean urban center.

Webcam that shows real-time pictures of OSWEGO harbor:

There are also nine weather cams situated around the city:

Oswego city page is:

official town of Oswego website:

ZIPCODE 13126 is Oswego which is the county seat in Oswego County
043-27-25N 076-30-10W
43.4575, -76.5040
Area Code 315

City Hall is 043-27-30N 076-30-10W
Town Hall is 043-24-13N 076-33-38W

city motto is: "where the water never ends"
city nickname is: "port city of central new york"

the seal of the city shows a sailing ship in reference to the importance of the harbor in the growth of the city.

Oswego Police Department shows similar harbor reference as the city seal.

  • Last visit to Oswego: Oct 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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