Elizabethtown, NY is the Home of the Essex County Seat of Government and is known as the “Eastern Gateway to the Adirondack High Peaks”.


Our town is peaceful and quiet, offering a museum, restaurants, shops, a library, antique stores, tennis courts, and a 9-hole golf course. Activities you can enjoy are skiing, biking, horseback riding, birding, hiking, fishing, canoeing and snowshoeing.


This is a perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts of all pursuits; come visit, relax and explore!


Northern Border Regional Commission funding!


Press Republican

Adirondack Daily Living




Elizabethtown in the News!


Town Hall (518) 873-6555

Court (518) 873-2047

Fax (518) 873-9584



Town of Elizabethtown

New York


New Era




Elizabethtown Lewis Emergency Squad

Could you be a squad member?

Drivers must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of application.  They must have a current CPR card and complete the designated squad driver’s training as well as submit the designated squad physical after the approval by the agency. These requirements are paid for by the agency. In addition, the applicant must attend an Emergency Vehicle Operations course at their earliest convenience. Member must attend monthly squad  meetings and trainings. All members must sign up for a minimum of 12 hours per month.

Active Junior members must be at least sixteen (16) years of age and less than twenty-one (21) years of age. They must also have a current CPR card and complete the designated squad physical. Training is provided by the agency. Junior members must be able to qualify for extra curriculum activities at school and have a permission slip from their parent. These members cannot take call after 9p on a school night. Member must attend monthly squad meetings and trainings. All members must sign up for a minimum of 12 hours per month.

EMS Attendants are individuals that help the EMT in charge on calls, an extra pair of hands. This member must complete the designated squad physical and become CPR certified. All requirements are paid for by the agency. Member must attend monthly squad meetings and trainings. All members must sign up for a minimum of 12 hours per month.

No Active member will be allowed to drive the ambulance until age twenty-one (21) and until he/she has completed driving requirements.

At a minimum each squad member puts in 12 hrs of on-call time, 1 hr for meetings and 1 hour for trainings. Could you give 14 hrs a month?

For more information contact Patty Bashaw at:  car3ofa@gmail.com or (518) 873-2122



FEMA will begin accepting applications for Funeral Assistance through our dedicated call center beginning on Monday, April 12th. The following number will be used for those applying: 844-684-6333. The Funeral Assistance website (https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance) has been updated to include this information.

 Thank you

Jose J. Davila

Intergovernmental Affairs|FEMA Region 2

Mobile: 305-283-1511





Adirondack Arts - 2020 Members’ Show

Adirondack Community Action Programs

Adirondack Health Institute

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents the ALCA-Seltzer Series

Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce

            Open for business

ANCA - Adirondack North Country - COVID-19

Asbestos - COVID-19 Guide for Cancer Patients



Burnham Benefit Advisors - The Employer’s Guide to COVID-19


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hand Washing Guidance

Charter Communications Press Release  03/13/2020

Childhood Inflammatory Disease / Letters to Providers

Cobble Hill Golf Course 05/07/2020

Contact Tracing - Answer your phone!


Coronavirus - Where to get tested


Department of Homeland Security



Elizabethtown Community Hospital COVID-19 Update

Elizabethtown Shopping Assistance

Empire Blue Cross COVID-19 Keeping you informed

Essex County Arts

Essex County IDA - Business Grants / Loans

Essex County In The Park

Essex County Office of the Aging - Vaccination Scheduling Assistance

Essex County Updates


Glens Falls National Bank



Lake Champlain - Lake George Regional Planning Board-COVID-19            Business Interruption Micro-Loan Program


Mask - Popular Science

Mental Health - Protect your families mental health during COVID-19


New York Forward

           Business Affirmation

           Loan Program  & Application

New York State Cleaning Guidance

New York State Coronavirus Updates

New York State Updates

NYS Dept of Health

NYS Dept of Health COVID-19 Tracker

NYS Dept of Health - Early Warning Monitoring Dashboard

NYS Dept of Health - Percentage Positive Results by Region

NYS Dept of Health - Statewide COVID-19 Testing

NYS Dept of Labor

           Rapid Response

           Shared Work Program / Shared Work Program - Video

           Streamlined Application—Unemployment Assistance

           North Country Reopening—Exec. Order 202.31 - 03/07/2020

           Phase 1 Essential Business/Entity Guidance

NYS Dept of Public Health

           COVID-19 moratorium notice letter

           20-01676 Revised Guidance CCOVID Disconnection Moratorium

           COVID-19 Utility Shutoff Guidelines Factsheet

North Country Local Suppliers List

North Country Opening Guidelines

           Phase 1 Guidelines

           Phase 2 Guidelines

                      Office Guidelines

                          Real Estate Guidelines

                          Essential &Phase II Retail (in-store) Guidelines

                          Vehicle Sales, Leases & Rentals Guidelines

                          Retail Rental, Repair & Cleaning Guidelines

                          Commercial Building Maintenance Guidelines

                          Hair Salons & Barbershops Guidelines

           Phase 3 Guidelines

           Phase 4 Guidelines

                      Higher Education

                                       View Summary Guidelines

                                       Read & Affirm Detailed Guidelines

                                       Reopening Plan Checklist

                          Low Risk Outdoor Arts & Entertainment

                                 Read & Affirm Detailed Guidelines

                                       Print Business Safety Plan Template

                      Low-Risk Indoor Arts & Entertainment

                                 Read & Affirm Detailed Guidelines

                                       Print Business Safety Plan Template

North Country SPCA



Personal Protection Equipment

Pomeroy Fund for NYS History - Grant assistance for history-related organizations

Protect Your Family’s Mental Health During COVID-19



Senator Gillibrand

Shopping Assistance - Local

Small Business Administration

           Paycheck Protection Program

Social Distancing Saves Lives - COVID –19

Social Security - Online Services




                                 September Newsletter

Southern Adirondack Childcare Network

Elise Stefanik

           Statement on Charter Petition to FCC to Limit Access to Rural       Broadband Funding

Staples - Masks and PPE for Businesses


The White House

The Wild Center - Digital Learning


United Way Adirondack Region—Community Resources

United Way Adirondack Region - COVID-19 Flyer

Upstate Agency - COVID-19 Resource / Message from CEO

US Chamber of Commerce - Save Small Business

US Dept of Homeland Security


Vaccination - Am I Eligible?

Vaccination FAQ - COVID-19



Westelcom - Webinar “Securing Your Home Office—Part 1”



Regional Monitoring Dashboard

Tracking2 COVID-19  /  nCOV2019.live

Tracking at the Community Level


Year Round Destination

Town Hall / Town Clerk Hours


Monday - Thursday: 8:00 to 2:00

Saturdays: 9:00 to 12:00 noon


Business can be conducted via

telephone (518) 873-6555

or by emailing the Town Clerk



Dump stickers can be mailed

or an appointment can be scheduled for pick up.


The Town has the capability of accepting

debit or credit cards to help meet your needs.



Landfill stickers and punch cards can be purchased directly from the landfill on Saturdays between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M.



will be picked up

next week on Wednesday

November 24, 2021

and return to normal

Thursday pickups the following week!

Anyone in Essex County can send the required information to ToysForTots@essexcountyny.gov to request a toy/gift. 


We will need the child's first name, age, gender, and town of residence.


Town Board


will have “GoToMeeting”

links on the Town’s

Facebook page

before each meeting;

 the third Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise noted.

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7563 Court Street, PO Box 265, Elizabethtown, New York 12932-0265


Public Hearing / 2022 Budget


November 16, 2021 at 6:30 PM


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