Sandy Creek, NY Town Hall

About Sandy Creek, NY

About Sandy Creek, NY

Located in the heart of scenic Upstate New York, Sandy Creek is a community of concerned citizens with strong family values.

The town of Sandy Creek, NY is rich in history and covers over 200 years.

Sandy Creek is a fine place to call home and a great place to raise your family. We welcome you to our community and to our website.

The Town of Sandy Creek includes the two Villages of Lacona and Sandy Creek. The Village of Lacona celebrated 136 years in 2016 and a Lacona History book is available. Read more...

New information is now available regarding New York’s Eastern Lake Ontario Dune and Wetland System. Check the Public Documents page.

The earliest settlers came to Sandy Creek and established residence in 1803. Our residents took part in the War of 1812 and Sandy Creek can boast the “Big Cheese” which was sent to President Andrew Jackson in 1835.

The Oswego County Fair is entering its 162nd year, the twin villages of Sandy Creek and Lacona as stated by a visitor who stayed here because of a snow storm in the early nineteenth century, “the friendliest people live here."

For complete and comprehensive stats on the Town & Village of Sandy Creek, view the City-Data information here.


About Sandy Pond, NY

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The Eastern Lake Ontario Dune System offers many opportunities for hikers, birdwatchers, canoeists, and kayakers. Walkovers and viewing platforms have been built to protect the fragile dune environment. Sandy Creek, NY is located in northern Oswego County with Lake Ontario on the western border and the Tug Hill Plateau on the east. Located between the city of Syracuse to our south and Watertown to our north, Sandy Creek enjoys the advantages of rural living with the educational and cultural opportunities of nearby metropolitan areas.

Sandy Island Beach State Park is Oswego County’s newest family attraction with natural sand dunes, sparkling blue water and a warm stretch of beach. The park is located off State Route 3 on County Route 15 in Sandy Creek, NY between North and South Ponds. It is part of the Eastern Lake Ontario Dune and Wetland Area, a seventeen-mile stretch of shoreline, which extends from the Town of Richland, north along Lake Ontario to Jefferson County. The dunes were formed by wind and wave motion of a giant inland sea that preceded Lake Ontario. Sandy Creek, NY's Sandy Pond area is part of the only significant freshwater dune site in the northeastern United States.

Historian Peggy Rice will answer queries for people researching the Town of Sandy Creek and the Village of Lacona as well as other areas in Oswego County. Send your queries to Charlene Cole at