Cortland County History
Cortland County was formed by the splitting of Onondaga County in 1808.
Named after Pierre Van Cortlandt, president of the convention at Kingston that wrote the first New York State Constitution in 1777 and first lieutenant governor of the state.
County Seat: Cortland
Year Organized: 1808
Square Miles: 500
Cortland (county seat)
Cincinnatus * Cortlandville * Cuyler * Freetown * Harford * Homer * Lapeer *
Marathon * Preble * Scott * Solon * Taylor * Truxton * Virgil * Willet
Homer * Marathon * McGraw
Blodgett Mills * Cortland West * Munsons Corners * Virgil
60 Central Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045-2717