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Syracuse, located in central New York, is about 200 miles northwest of New York City. A sprawling city of more than 150,000 people, the west side of Syracuse is home to the large neighborhood known as Fairmount. Located in the 13219 ZIP code, Fairmount is south of Milton Avenue and Route 5 and includes areas along Onondaga Road and County Road 98, also known as West Genesee Street.
Fairmount overlaps into the town of Camillus, which is under the 13031 ZIP code. Fairmount also includes Shove Park, nestled into a residential area off Slawson Drive. Shove Park has multiple ball fields, a playground, picnic facilities, fishing area, and indoor ice arena.
The neighborhood of Fairmount is a mix of residential and commercial areas. Many of the residences are within walking distance to churches, shopping, dining, and schools. The Fairmount Animal Hospital is located in the heart of the community on County Road 98 about one block from the Fairmount Glen Miniature Golf center. Fairmount Glen’s miniature golf course on Onondaga Road was voted the Best Mini-Golf in Syracuse by the readers of the Syracuse New Times.
In the central area of Fairmount is the Fairmount Community Library. Located on Chapel Drive, south of the Camillus Town Court, the library is a branch of the Onondaga County Public Library System. The library is within walking distances of the residences along Hollowcrest Road, Hillbrook Road, and Inwood Drive.
Fairmount is only three miles from the Geddes Athletic Fields. Located at Grand Avenue and Fay Road, these fields include facilities for baseball, football, and soccer. A few more blocks east is the large Burnett Park off Grand Avenue. The park has a community swimming pool, athletic fields, tennis and basketball courts, and playground. It also is home to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.