Phoenix is a village in Oswego County, New York, United States, about 15 mi (24 km) north of Syracuse. The population was 2,382 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from Alexander Phoenix. The village of Phoenix lies in the Lake Ontario lake-effect snow belt, with seasonal snow totals regularly exceeding 200 in (510 cm). The Village of Phoenix lies in the southwest part of the Town of Schroeppel.