Lansing is a town in Tompkins County, New York, United States. The population was 11,033 at the 2010 census. The town is named after John Lansing. Settlers from Lansing were early residents of the then-township of Lansing, Michigan and named it after their hometown; it would later become a city and the capital of Michigan.
In December 2014, the Lansing Town Board unanimously adopted a resolution recognizing freedom from domestic violence as a fundamental human right.