Schoharie County Government

Welcome to the Official Home Page of Schoharie County, NY.

Chairman, Board of Supervisors
William A. Federice

Schoharie County, founded in 1795, is nestled in Central New York State and covers 626 square miles.  It is home to 16 towns, 6 villages, 10 hamlets and has an approximate population of 33,000 people.  The county name, which is also the county seat, comes from a Mohawk word meaning “floating driftwood”.

Most of the Southern portion of the county lies within the Catskill Mountains.  The Schoharie Creek watershed spans an area of approximately 950 square miles and the course of the creek includes 2 reservoir-dam systems.  The Gilboa Dam and the Schoharie Reservoir are part of the New York City Water Supply System.  The New York Power Authority operates the Blenheim-Gilboa Dam and its reservoir to produce hydroelectric power.  The headwaters of the Delaware River are located in the Town of Jefferson and tributaries of the Susquehanna River are located in the Towns of Jefferson and Summit.  Schoharie County has many known natural attractions from Howe Caverns, Vroman’s Nose and even the Gilboa Fossils.

COVID – 19 

Schoharie County State of Emergency

Schoharie Health Department FaceBook Page

Schoharie County Reopening Phase One

May 6 2020 COVID-19 Update

5/1/2020 Extended Closure of Schoharie County
Facilities Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

For More COVID-19 information, click the following banner:COVID-19


Exam Announcements & Job Openings

Public Announcements and Meeting Schedules

Public Emergency Notification Signup

A public announcement from Schoharie County the Department of Board of Supervisors
Please join us for a webinar on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 11 am sponsored by SUNY-Cobleskill and Schoharie County on the Phase 2 reopening of Schoharie County business community.
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
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    Webinar ID: 956 2960 3626
In light of the recent reopening guidance for Phase 2 businesses, we are changing the topic of the webinar. The new Phase 2 guidelines apply to non-essential businesses in regions that are permitted to reopen, essential businesses throughout the state that were previously permitted to remain open, and commercial and recreational activities that have been permitted to operate statewide with restrictions
Schoharie County Board of Supervisor’s Chairman Bill Federice, SUNY Cobleskill President Dr. Marion Terenzio will host the webinar which will include Mohawk Valley Control Room Officials and Schoharie County Public Health Director, Dr. Amy Gildemeister, to answer your questions about Phase 1 and 2 reopening efforts in Schoharie County and the Mohawk Valley region.

Board of Supervisors May 29 2020 Regular Meeting

Click here for all Board Minutes / Committee Minutes / Resolutions

2020 Adopted County Budget

Cleaner Recyclables

Franklinton Vlaie Tributary Improvement Study, Town of Broome

HSCC Showcase of Community Agencies

Letter To NYS DEC regarding recyclables

Open Requests for Proposals

Schoharie County Services

County Links
Catholic Charities Children at Risk Response Team (CARRT)
Economic Development Final Report
Election Information Security Tips
Election Results
E-ZPass available at Schoharie County DMV
Find Business Permit and Licensing Info
Find Libraries in the County
Find My Polling Place
Get a Fishing/Hunting License
Get Child Support Information
Get Vital Records
Helpful Floodplain Information
Human Services Coord Council
Human Services Resources
Locate Local School Districts
Locate State Agencies
Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal Information
New York State Home
New York State Open FOIL
New York State Phone Directory
Register to Vote
Renew Driver License/Vehicle Registration
Ride the Bus
Schoharie County Transfer Station Information
Schoharie County Veterans’ Discount Program
Solid Waste Info
Tourism Information
Youth Programs