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.   Please visit www.Whiteface.com for activities and events at the Olympic venues.  The County offers many more seasonal and year-round recreational and cultural activities. (Banner photo: Ausable Lakes and the Adirondack High Peaks from Pyramid Mountain, by Anna Reynolds)

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

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Essex County Clerk online records

County Clerk’s credit card announcement


2015 Annual Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Sale

2015 Annual Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Sale