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The population of Ithaca is approximately 29,541 (2000), 30014 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,287 (2000), 10408 (2010).

The amount of land area in Ithaca is 14.124 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.573 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ithaca to Washington DC is 245 miles. The distance to the New York state capital is 144 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ithaca is positioned 42.44 degrees north of the equator and 76.50 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Ithaca median income is $37,874.

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Ithaca location: southwest of Syracuse in the Finger Lakes area of upper state New York. Here is a location page for Ithaca.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Ithaca is seasonal. Here is a weather page for Ithaca. Evidently the weather in Ithaca changes often. Here is a favorite local saying, "If you don't like the weather in Ithaca, just wait five minutes."
Ithaca average annual rainfall is 35.4 inches per year
Ithaca average annual snowfall is 67.3 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 21.5 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 68.5 degrees F.
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Ithaca history:

Here is a history page for Ithaca.

In 1817 Ithaca became the seat of a new county named for Daniel Tompkins, once governor of the state, Vice President of the United States

The Creation of the Ice Cream Sundae
Ithaca claims to be the REAL Birthplace of the Ice Cream Sundae.
Several other places also claim the same thing - among them Evanston, Illinois & Two Rivers, Wisconsin.
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Ithaca attractions:

information about Ithaca and Tompkins County.

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a hands-on museum with over 100 exhibits
601 First Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-272-0600
Fax: 607-277-7469
Email: Ithaca Farmer's Market
since 1973

The First Ice Cream Sundae was invented here in 1897 for a tired minister. Purity Ice Cream Company was founded in 1936.

Things to see and do in Ithaca and the area.

Newfield Covered Bridge - Built in 1853 to protect those crossing the Cayuga Inlet Creek in Newfield. It is the only covered bridge in the Finger Lakes District.

Information about the Cornell Chimes
All chimes concerts are open to the public-you simply have to climb the 161 steps of McGraw Tower. The door to the tower is usually open five to ten minutes before a scheduled concert, and closes before the end of the fifteen minute concert.

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