Finger Lakes

Tompkins

TOP Tompkins
Overview
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Tompkins County is named in honor of Daniel D. Tompkins, who served as Governor of New York and Vice President of the United States of America. Ithaca serves as the county seat.

Key Aspects
Key Aspects
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Main Industries: Tompkins County's intellectual assets feed the business community with scientific break-throughs, an entrepreneurial spirit and a creative, highly-skilled workforce. They have also helped spur the growth of research-based businesses and attracted nationally renowned teams of scientists.

Land: Along with the waterfalls, gorges and beautiful lakefront, the county offers access to 28,000 acres of public forestland for hiking, mountain biking and outdoor recreation.

Education: Tompkins County is home to Ivy League Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Tompkins-Cortland Community College.

 

Elected Officials
Elected Officials
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Chair of the Tompkins County Legislature - Michael E. Lane

County News
County News
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Learn more about what's happening in Tompkins County: http://tompkinscountyny.gov/news-view/2014

Municipalities
Contact

607-274-5431

Main Courthouse 320 North Tioga Street Ithaca, NY 14850