Founded: 1875, Population (year 2000): 1,824, Elevation: 3233 feet. Syracuse is located in Hamilton County
(of which it is the county seat), within the Southwest Region
of the state. The town is situated between Lakin City
and Coolidge on U.S. Highway 50 near Hamilton State Lake.
The town of Syracuse began as a water tank and a railroad side track in 1873. Situated along the Arkansas River makes it one of the most productive areas for wheat, hay, corn, and milo. Syracuse is a town of values and friendliness, and is an excellent place to raise a family.