Town Government

The Town of Marcellus, established in 1794, is located approximately 10 miles southwest of the City of Syracuse. Marcellus is a small rural community of 35 square miles characterized by large open space areas with active agricultural uses & areas of concentrated residential development.

The Town of Marcellus is known as a “Bedroom Community” due to its proximity to the City of Syracuse and largely residential population of 6,175.

Some major attributes of the Town are a sense of “small town character”, scenic land-scapes, outstanding school district, vast agricultural lands, and unique environmental settings that support many outdoor recreational activities.


PLEASE NOTE:  Current year Assessment Rolls are available on the Onondaga County website or by clicking: Assessment Roll.


The Marcellus Town Laws and Codes can be seen on line