About This Place
Central Square is a village in Oswego County, New York, United States. The population was 1,646 at the 2000 census.
The Village of Central Square is located in the south part of the Town of Hastings on Route 49 and US Route 11. The village is west of Interstate 81. The village is northwest of Oneida Lake.
The site was the crossing of Native American trails that became crossroads of the early settlers. Central Square was first called "Loomis Corners" after Chester Loomis, who built a hotel there. Later, the community also became a railroad junction.