About This Place
Fair Haven is a village in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 884 at the 2000 census.
The Village of Fair Haven is within the Town of Sterling and is northwest of Syracuse, New York. The village is also a harbor for Lake Ontario.
The openings the sand bars on Little Sodus Bay were widened and protected by jetties in the middle of the 19th Century, thus improving the shipping capabilities of Fair Haven. When its use as a port waned, the village became a resort area.