Fair Haven, New York

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Fair Haven is a village in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 884 at the 2000 census.

The Village of Fair Haven is within the Town of Sterling and is northwest of Syracuse, New York. The village is also a harbor for Lake Ontario.

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History

The openings the sand bars on Little Sodus Bay were widened and protected by jetties in the middle of the 19th Century, thus improving the shipping capabilities of Fair Haven. When its use as a port waned, the village became a resort area.

Geography

Fair Haven is located at 43°19′27″N 76°42′19″W / 43.32417°N 76.70528°W / 43.32417; -76.70528 (43.324175, -76.705154)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.6 km²), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.0 km²) of it (39.73%) is water.

Fair Haven is located around most of Little Sodus Bay, a bay on Lake Ontario.

NY Route 104A passes through the village. Fair Haven State Park is located northeast of the village.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 884 people, 395 households, and 259 families residing in the village. The population density was 503.3 people per square mile (193.9/km²). There were 727 housing units at an average density of 413.9/sq mi (159.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.19% White, 0.11% African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

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