Ithaca
From top left: Ithaca during winter, Ithaca during autumn, Cornell University, Ithaca Commons (downtown), Hemlock Gorge in Ithaca, Ithaca Falls
From top left: Ithaca during winter, Ithaca during autumn, Cornell University, Ithaca Commons (downtown), Hemlock Gorge in Ithaca, Ithaca Falls
Ithaca is located in the US
Ithaca
Ithaca
Location in the contiguous United States
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Coordinates: 42°26′36″N 76°30′0″W
Country United States
State New York
CountyTompkins
Founded1790
Incorporated1888
Named forIthaca
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • BodyCommon Council
 • MayorSvante Myrick (D)
 • Common Council
Members:[show]
Area
 • City6.07 sq mi (15.73 km2)
 • Land5.39 sq mi (13.96 km2)
 • Water0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Urban
24.581 sq mi (63.66 km2)
 • Metro
474.649 sq mi (1,229.34 km2)
Elevation
404 ft (123 m)
Population 
(2010)  † City proper.
 • City30,014
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
30,756
 • Density5,708.24/sq mi (2,203.92/km2)
 • Urban
53,661
 • Urban density2,200/sq mi (840/km2)
 • Metro
101,564
 • Metro density210/sq mi (83/km2)
Demonym(s)Ithacan
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
14850, 14851, 14852, and 14853
Area code(s)607
FIPS code36-38077
GNIS feature IDs970238979099
Websitewww.cityofithaca.org