Place:Lakeland, Onondaga, New York, United States


TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates43.093°N 76.246°W
Located inOnondaga, New York, United States
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Lakeland is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Onondaga County, New York, United States. The population was 2,786 at the 2010 census. The community name is derived from its location next to Onondaga Lake.

The community is in the northwest part of the town of Geddes.


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From the latter part of the nineteenth century through the early years of the twentieth century, Lakeland was home to several upscale hotels and a small amusement park along the shores of Onondaga Lake. These were served by a trolley car line from Syracuse. However, the resort area began to decline before World War I and was gone by the time of the depression. The former resort area is now largely covered by Interstate 690 and parking areas for the New York State Fair, whose permanent grounds are at the southern edge of Lakeland.

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