Located in the northeastern part of the state, Essex County encompasses 1,907 square miles of varied terrain, extending westward from Lake Champlain into the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. One of the state's most scenic counties, it is also among its most historic. Its rugged mountains and pleasant valleys have provided the backdrop for military battles, mining, logging, anti-slavery activities, women's suffrage, international athletic competitions, and outdoor adventure. The county was established in 1799 and consists of eighteen townships. It is governed by a Board of Supervisors, with the county seat located in Elizabethtown.
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U.S. Census information
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