Syracuse is a town in Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 2,810 at the 2010 census. Syracuse is the location of Lake Syracuse and the nearby, larger Lake Wawasee, in addition to several other lakes in the region. The National Weather Service operates a Weather Forecast Office in the town. It serves Northern Indiana.
Syracuse was laid out in 1837. It was likely named after the city of Syracuse, New York. The Syracuse post office was established in 1837.
Syracuse is located at 41°25′24″N 85°45′0″W (41.423389, -85.749887).
According to the 2010 census, Syracuse has a total area of 2.156 square miles (5.58 km2), of which 1.79 square miles (4.64 km2) (or 83.02%) is land and 0.366 square miles (0.95 km2) (or 16.98%) is water.
At the 2010 census, there were 2,810 people, 1,158 households and 729 families living in the town. The population density was 1,569.8 inhabitants per square mile (606.1/km2). There were 1,492 housing units at an average density of 833.5 per square mile (321.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.7% White, 0.6% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 1.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races.