Welcome to Washington County government’s official website. County government in New York plays a unique and important role in administering many important State programs, as well as maintaining our critical transportation infrastructure, ensuring public safety, and a multitude of other roles. The County’s government is separated into a variety of departments, each tasked with a specific set of services and responsibilities. Please use the links under the "Your Government" tab at the top of your screen to explore the many different departments and the services each department provides to our residents.
We are very fortunate in Washington County to have dedicated and passionate employees who strive daily to provide the highest level of service possible to our residents in the most effective and efficient manner possible. Our employees are truly the backbone of our County, and you will find compassionate, professional staff ready and willing to assist you in each department. The County has made every effort possible in designing this website to make information readily and easily available to the public. If you cannot find the department or information you need, please contact my office directly at 518-746-2103, and we will be happy to direct you to the appropriate department within the County.