• New York's Counties were first established in 1683, more than 100 years before New York became a state.

  • NYSAC represents New York's 62 counties. 

  • From New York City to Niagara Falls, from farmland to mountains to the Great Lakes, New York's counties are beautiful and diverse. 

Events

2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

2019 Legislative Conference

January 
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

Blog

  • County Government Institute 101

    • Thursday, August 16, 2018

    The County Government Institute prepares rising and experienced county leaders for the challenges counties face, and equips them to engage in informed, constructive, and civil dialogue.

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  • Spotlight: County Fairs

    • Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    County fairs offer many resources and experiences to community members, 

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  • Tune Into Podcasts

    • Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    NYSAC has created a collection of podcasts to expand our mission of education in service to the 62 counties within New York State.

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The County Voice

As the voice of county officials throughout New York State, NYSAC is steadfast in communicating the needs and recommendations of our members to State and Federal lawmakers. Local government is at the heart of New York State, and we are proud to represent New York's counties and their elected and appointed officials.

News

County Priorities

NYSAC advocates in Albany and Washington on the issues that impact NYS counties. Learn more about our Legislative Priorites, and how you can add your voice to NYSAC's advocacy efforts.