Town of DeRuyter, New York

DeRuyter Lake

Welcome to DeRuyter, NY!!

The Town of DeRuyter is located in the heart of Central New York on State Route 13 in the southwest corner of Madison County.  The Village of DeRuyter is about 20 miles northeast of Cortland and about 30 miles south of Syracuse. The east branch of the Tioughnioga River flows through the Town. DeRuyter Lake which is about 2 miles long and 3/4's of a mile wide at its widest point, is located 3 miles north of the Village. The Town has an official 2010 population of 1,589 (Village population of 558) which swells with seasonal lake residents to approximately 2,100 during summer months.

DeRuyter Town Offices are located on the first floor of the Genevieve D. Staley Civic Center.

Physical Address: 735 Utica Street, DeRuyter, NY 13052
Mailing Address: PO Box 394, DeRuyter, NY 13052

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The Town of DeRuyter is seeking residents to volunteer to serve on the Comprehensive Plan Work Group. This group will meet regularly for approximately 1 year as the Comprehansive Plan is built. To ensure representation from a cross-section of the community, we are seeking representatives from:


  1. DeRuyter Lake
  2. Sheds area
  3. Quaker Basin/Mariposa
  4. Agriculture Industry
  5. Local Business Community
Please call the Town Office at 315.852.9650 or email Supervisor Degear at if you are interested in helping the Town on this important work group. 


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