Adirondack Region Map - Welcome to Essex County NY!
Essex County is a county that is entirely located within Adirondack Park. It is in the northeastern part of New York state, just west of Vermont. The town of Elizabethtown is the administrative center of the county. Well-known tourist destinations are Mount Marcy and Algonquin Peak in the center of the county.
Essex County is a perfect place for you to look for a location that combines modernity with American tradition.
Among the cities located in Essex County, it is worth checking:
- Elizabethtown (county seat)
- Crown Point
- North Hudson
- Willsboro Wilmington
It has excellent road infrastructure, ranging from Interstate 87 to US Road 9 and local roads. Public use airports in the county include Lake Placid Airport, Marcy Field, Schroon Lake Airport, and Ticonderoga Municipal Airport. Access to education is ensured by the presence of, among others, North Country Community College.
Most of Essex is vast green spaces, perfect for recreation and outdoor activities. Jay Mountain Wilderness, Sentinel Range Wilderness, Hoffman Notch Wilderness, and Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area are worth visiting. The county's eastern border is Lake Champlin, which offers residents various water activities and leisure opportunities.