Essex County Collection

Essex County Collection

Collection Number: 
104
Collection Length: 
0.50ft
Period: 
1833
Finding Aid: 

Essex County the second largest county in New York State, is the most mountainous of the counties and became a county March 1, 1799. Essex County is bordered on the north by Clinton and Franklin Counties, on the south by Warren County, and the east by Lake Champlain and on the west by Hamilton County. The county has approximately 25 villages and towns with the county seat in Elizabethtown. The collection consists of a 1948 Guide to County and Town officials and a 1853 New York State Agricultural Society Magazine Vol. XII - supplement to the Report on the Survey of Essex County.