Finger Lakes

Cortland

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Overview
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Located in the glaciated Appalachian Plateau area of Central New York State, midway between Syracuse and Binghamton, this predominantly rural county is the southeastern gateway to the Finger Lakes Region. The Cortland variety of apple is named for the county.

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Key Aspects
Key Aspects
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Main Industries: A handful of industry sectors are critical to Cortland County’s potential for growth and prosperity including Manufacturing that capitalizes on the county’s hardworking, educated workforce; distribution, which relies on the county’s central location and easy access to major highway and rail infrastructure; research and development, which can access the surplus of technical and research expertise; agriculture, a sector with a strong local tradition; and tourism.

Education: The State University of New York at Cortland and Tompkins Cortland Community College are both located in Cortland County.

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Elected Officials
Elected Officials
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Chair, County Legislature - Kevin Whitney

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Municipalities
Contact
Contact

Visit the Cortland County website.

607-753-5048

County Office Building 60 Central Avenue Cortland, New York 13045