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Madison County Courts


To Wampsville, New York
County Seat of Madison County

By Car | By Bus | By Madison County Transit System | By Air

Parking | Handicap Accessibility | Vending Machines

By Car - via the Thruway (Map)

  • Go to Exit number 34 (Canastota)
  • Take a left at the stop light (Route 13).
  • Go through Canastota. At the fourth stoplight (intersection of routes 5 and 13) take a left onto route 5.
  • Go two miles to the next stoplight.
  • Take a left onto N. Court St.
  • The Courthouse is approximately ½ mile on the right hand side.
  • It is the first building in the County Complex. (Building # 3)
  • We are approximately 45 minutes from Syracuse and Utica.

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By Bus

  • Bus service runs on Rte. 5. There isn't a stop for Wampsville. The driver will stop at the stoplight in Wampsville and it is approximately 1/2 mile walk to the Courthouse.

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By Madison County Transit System

  • There are several regular routes throughout the county.
  • Special arrangements can be made for Madison County residents by calling the company.

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By Air

  • Regional airport in Syracuse, New York. Car rental is available at the airport. Approximate travel time from the airport is 45 minutes.
  • Take 81 South to the exit for the NYS Thruway (36).
  • Go East on the Thruway to exit 34 and follow the above directions.

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There are two large parking lots, one in front of the courthouse and one in front of the County Office Building. Parking is free.

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Handicap Accessibility

The Madison County Courthouse is a historic building and is not handicap accessible. Arrangements may be made through the Court Clerks' offices for court appearances in the Grand Jury Building or the County Office Building.

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Vending Machines

Vending machines are located in the County Office Building and in the link off the Veteran's' Memorial Building.