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.   Take a virtual tour of the Adirondacks.   Please visit www.Whiteface.com for activities and events at the Olympic venues and current ski conditions, and our Snowmobile Clubs page.  The County offers many more seasonal and year-round recreational and cultural activities.

The approved 2016 expenditures budget
and 2016 revenues budget

Essex County Room Occupancy Tax Law | Room Occupancy Tax Registration form with instructions and the Room Occupancy Tax Return form with instructions (both fillable with Internet Explorer and Google Chrome)

(Banner photo: Pyramid Mountain and the High Peaks, by Anna Reynolds)

Please click on this link for the 2016 Tree and Shrub order form and descriptions.

2016 Tree and Shrub Sale Poster

The Essex County Treasurer’s Office now accepts credit and debit card payments for delinquent property taxes and installment payments – please CLICK HERE for more information.

Please note: all FOIL requests should be directed to County Attorney Dan Manning (518) 873-3380

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