About This Place
Pulaski ( /pəlæskaɪ/) is a village in Oswego County, New York, United States. The population was 2,398 at the 2000 census.
The Village of Pulaski is within the Town of Richland, and lies between the eastern shore of Lake Ontario and the Tug Hill region. The village is located on US Route 11 and is adjacent to Interstate 81. Pulaski was incorporated on April 26, 1832. Although the village takes its name after General Casimir Pulaski ( /pəlæski/ pə-las-kee), area residents have traditionally pronounced it with a long "i" ( /pəlæskaɪ/ pə-las-sky). The historic core of the village was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 as the Pulaski Village Historic District.
Pulaski lies in the Snowbelt which is characterized by heavy amounts of lake effect snow. It has a regional reputation for its heavy snow accumulations and adverse traveling conditions in winter, and for the long duration of winter conditions, often from mid-November through mid-April.