Elizabethtown, NY is the Home of the Essex County Seat of Government and is known as the Gateway to the Adirondack High Peaks.
Quaint, in a laid-back and charming way, our little town is peaceful and quiet, with friendly people, offering museums, historic homes, a hospital, restaurants, grocery, library, shops and markets, antique stores, hardware, drug and convenience stores, tennis courts, and a breathtaking 9-hole golf course.
It’s the perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts of all pursuits — come visit and just relax, or explore, or ski, bike, horseback ride, bird, hike, climb, fish, canoe, snowshoe — we’re a year-round destination. Nearby towns offer live theatre, movie theaters, museums, gourmet specialty stores, and restaurants.
As the county seat and government center, Elizabethtown hosts continuous activity. Recreational facilities are in easy reach, while additional attractions are just a few miles distant.