Place:Fabius (town), Onondaga, New York, United States


NameFabius (town)
Alt namesFabius
Coordinates42.833°N 75.983°W
Located inOnondaga, New York, United States
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Fabius is a town in Onondaga County, New York, United States. The population was 1,964 at the 2010 census. The classical name of the town was assigned by a clerk interested in the classics.

The Town of Fabius contains a village of Fabius. It is in the southeast part of the county, south of Syracuse.


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The region was part of the Central New York Military Tract used to pay soldiers of the American Revolution. The town was formed in 1798 from Pompey and was one of the original townships in the Military Tract established in 1790. Fabius is named for the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus.

Fabius lost territory to the new towns: Tully (1806) and Truxton (1808 on the formation of Cortland County) The town of Fabius and some of the town's 1950s landmarks - the Fabius Central School and the famous Shea's General Store are featured in the novel, The Pompey Hollow Book Club by Jerome Mark Antil.

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