Ithaca, New York

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This article is about Ithaca, New York. For other uses of the term Ithaca, please see Ithaca (disambiguation).
Montage of Ithaca from 2013 (L-R from top: countryside in winter, the lake in autumn, aerial view, downtown, ?, and the falls at Buttermilk Falls State Park along Rt. 13 in the south part of the town)

Ithaca, New York is a town in the countryside of upstate New York situated on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, the longest of the glacial Finger Lakes, and home of Cornell University. As of 2020, the town's population was 32,108. Cornell University, Ithaca College, and the nearby Tompkins Cortland Community College, seasonally increase Ithaca's population by thousands. The town is named after the Greek island of Ithaca and is the seat for Tompkins County.

For more details, see the Wikipedia article Ithaca, New York.

The town is also the home of the Moosewood vegetarian restaurant of 1970's cook-book fame. See the Wikipedia article Moosewood Restaurant for more details.

Three famous vegetarian cookbooks from the Moosewood restaurant.