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The Essex County NY Budget for 2024 is now available for download.

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Essex County, NY Announces a Local State of Emergency:A State of Emergency for Essex County, NY has been announced and will start on April 6th, 2024 in preparation for the coming Eclipse and increased traffic and potential issues that could result from an increase of visitors to the county.Please note that most non-essential county departments will be closed on the day of the Eclipse, Monday, April 8th, 2024. Thank you. ... See MoreSee Less
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Essex County Offices will be closed Monday, February 19th, 2024 for Presidents' Day. ... See MoreSee Less
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Essex County Offices are closed Monday, January 15th, 2024 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. ... See MoreSee Less
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Updated Eligibility for Day Care Assistance from DSS.Visit the DSS Day Care Page for more information:essexcountyny.gov/department-of-social-services/?target=Day%20Care⬇ Download/Print (PDF): essexcountyny.gov/wp/wp-content/uploads/DSS-Day-Care-Flyer-Jan-04-2024.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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Essex County Offices will be closed January 1st, 2024 for New Year's Day. ... See MoreSee Less
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Essex County, New York

Welcome to the Essex County Government Center website. The world-famous, picturesque mountain village of Lake Placid, nestled in the scenic High Peaks of the Adirondacks and the shores of Mirror Lake in Essex County, is the proud site of legendary performances in two Winter Olympics. Hike in the highest peaks and vast pristine forests of the Adirondacks, or take your canoe and fishing pole to numerous ponds, lakes, and rivers.  Go boating on Lake Placid, relax in the lakeside towns along Lake Champlain or Schroon Lake, experience the rich history of Fort Ticonderoga, or explore the Ausable Chasm. Take a virtual tour of the Adirondacks. The County offers many more seasonal and year-round recreational and cultural activities. For reservations at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport, please call (518) 873-3744. For facility use permit requests, storage or fee schedules, please visit the Fairgrounds website. (Background image: ADK’s, Fall 2018 – courtesy of Anna Reynolds.)

Essex County Room Occupancy Tax Law | Room Occupancy Tax Registration Form with instructions and the Room Occupancy Tax Return Form with instructions.

New primary residence homeowners: REGISTER for STAR credit here!