Oswego County is a great place to own a home. Housing prices make entry into home ownership possible for most families. Housing choices range from large, stately homes to urban lofts. There’s something for everyone and all tastes. The crime rate in the county is low. Neighborhoods are safe. Oswego County is a great place to raise a family.


A hospital, urgent care centers, various skilled nursing facilities, top-notch pediatricians, health clinics, laboratories, cancer treatment, maternity care and the latest surgical procedures are all available without leaving Oswego County.


Education is available from prekindergarten through graduate degrees. Area high schools offer a range of advanced placement courses. Students are also able to complete college level classes in high school through area community and 4-year colleges. Oswego County is located within 50 miles of over 30 institutes of higher learning. Among them are SUNY Oswego, Cayuga Community College — Fulton Campus and Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation, which are located within Oswego County itself.

Culture and Recreation

There are plenty of activities for everyone! Many historic sites and museums pay tribute to Oswego County’s rich history. If spending time outdoors is more to your liking, Oswego County has access to some of the best sport fishing venues, groomed trails for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing, as well as beautiful Lake Ontario for swimming and boating. There are also several venues featuring art exhibits, plays and concerts of all varieties.