• 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. 

  • New York's Counties were first established in 1683, more than 100 years before New York became a 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.
  • NYSAC represents New York counties and their taxpayers before Federal, State and local officials on matters germane to county governments.
  • NYSAC informs our membership and the public at large on issues of importance to county governments.
  • We educate, train, and provide research on public policy to Federal, State and Local officials and to members on issues important to counties.
  • We advocate for our 62 counties, including the City of New York, to the legislative and executive branches of government at the State and Federal levels.

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County Priorities

County delegates from across the state passed 31 resolutions within 13 issue areas at the 2016 Legislative Conference. These resolutions highlight the priorities of New York's county governments, and are the foundation of NYSAC's legislative priorities. Learn more.