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🏠 Announcing the 2023 Essex County Tax Foreclosure Real Estate Live Auction with Online Bidding.Follow this link for more information on the Auction: June 21st at 10:00 AM. Live Registration opens at 8:00 AM.Location: Best Western Plus, Ticonderoga Inn & Suites, 260 Burgoyne Rd, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 or Online at For Online Bidding please follow the link at the top and read the instructions posted to register to be approved for Online Bidding. Auction opens to online bidders June 19th at 10:00 AM. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Vivid Life Run! Please share and spread the word. We hope to see you there 😀 ... See MoreSee Less
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The Essex County, NY Board of Elections is excited to announce the opening of the County’s first “I Voted” Sticker Contest!📌 Who: Any young person aged 13-18 that is a resident of Essex County can participate.📌 What: Design artwork that the Board of Elections will use to create "I Voted" stickers and digital graphics for the November 7, 2023 General Election. “I Voted” & “2023” must appear in the design. The design will be shrunk to a 2 inch circle sticker.📌 When: Artwork submissions will be accepted between May 1 and June 30, 2023. The Essex County Board of Elections Commissioners will select the top designs and then, of course, we open the contest up to voting on our website. During the month of August, Essex County residents can return here to vote for their favorite design. The winning artwork will be selected from the top vote getters and announced on September 5, 2023. Stickers featuring the artwork will be distributed during the November 7th general election to all voters in Essex County.📌 How: Along with your artwork in PDF, JPEG or PNG format, please send your first name, town, parent's name, and parent's contact information to or mail your design & information to The Essex County Board of Elections, PO Box 271, Elizabethtown, NY 12932.For more information about the contest please contact the Board of Elections at: 518-873-3479Download Informational Flyer Here: ... See MoreSee Less
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Due to the amount of snow we received and the shortage of staff, we are going to have a delayed opening of the County Buildings tomorrow. The buildings will open at 10:00 a.m. This will give our highway crew a chance to remove snow from the complex and make sure the entrances are safe. ... See MoreSee Less
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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!