Essex County Connections

  • A.C.A.P. – ACAP connects people, values and resources to promote personal, economic and community growth. Visit ACAP

  • Board of Elections – The Board of Elections of Essex County is responsible for administering all aspects of elections in Essex County to maintain and facilitate participation in a democratic system of government. Visit BOE

  • County Clerk – The Essex County Clerk’s office can provide you with assistance with records management, DMV, historical information, passports and much more. Visit County Clerk

  • County Treasurer – This office works with taxpayers regarding tax problems, handle tax deed matters, post payments and recommend necessary corrections. Visit the Treasurer’s Office

  • Department of Public Works – Our department maintains all County roads and bridges, as well as managing the Fish Hatchery, solid waste and the Essex County Transportation. Visit DPW

  • Department of Social Services – We provide a wide array of services to Essex County families who are looking for assistance in areas that support individual and family endeavors. Visit DSS

  • District Attorney – It is the continuing mission of this office to use all reasonable and lawful resources to help detect, indict, arrest and convict those offenders who violate the criminal laws of New York State. Visit the DA’s Office

  • Emergency Services – Our mission is to protect the lives and property of our citizens and that of the visitors to Essex County from the harmful effects of natural and man-made disasters, through our experience, training, knowledge and resources. Visit Emergency Services

  • Essex County Arts Council – The Essex County Arts Council is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 for the purpose of promoting, developing and sustaining the cultural life of Essex County, NY communities. Visit the Arts Council

  • H.A.P.E.C – Our goals: alleviate economic distress, promote community vitality, enhance personal dignity, and cultivate self-reliance through a commitment of excellence, integrity innovation and collaboration. Visit HAPEC

  • Historical Society – The Adirondack History Museum is home to the Essex County Historical Society, an organization dedicated to the ever-evolving interpretation of Adirondack history so as to inspire reflection, scholarship and comprehension of the land and its inhabitants. Visit the Museum

  • Industrial Development Agency – Our mission is to create a viable business atmosphere that will attract compatible and diverse sustainable economic development opportunities while focusing on major assets, retention/expansion projects, quality of life and job creation. Visit IDA

  • Mental Health – Working with an array of community partners, we offer an accessible and safe pathway to emotional, behavioral, and psychological health and well-being. Visit ECMH

  • North Country Community College – Founded in 1967, the college’s main campus is located in Saranac Lake, New York, and it has additional locations in Malone and Ticonderoga. Visit NCCC

  • Office for the Aging – To provide leadership and advocacy which creates an environment enabling the county’s older adults to determine their own destiny in a positive, productive manner. Visit OFA

  • Public Health Department – Our vision is healthy people in healthy communities. Our mission is to prevent disease, promote health, and protect life. Visit ECHD

  • Real Property Tax Services – Real Property Tax Services provides individuals with information about property taxes, applicable exemptions and assessment rolls. Visit Real Property

  • Sheriff’s Office – The Essex County Sheriff’s Office provides public safety to the residents of Essex County. They are responsible for the Essex County Jail as well as maintaining their Civil Division. Visit the Sheriff’s Office

  • Soil & Water Conservation District – Soil and Water Conservation Districts are special purpose districts, authorized under NYS law and created to develop and carry out programs of soil, water and related natural resource conservation by providing technical assistance and programs to residents, land owners and units of government. Visit Soil & Water

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