About Us

One of five counties in the Central New York region, Cortland County also has proximity to the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier regions; a geographic calling card for those seeking the best opportunities for business development, business growth, and quality living.

Cortland County’s location is at the heart of the Empire State, and for business that means easy access to major expressways, well-maintained freight and passenger rail, a highly educated workforce, a multitude of two -and four-year colleges and universities, and close connections to critical national and international business markets.

Everyone touts high quality of life, and so do we. Cortland County offers the best in four-season living, and no matter your recreational interest, you’ll find it nearby. Our commutes are easy, our streets are safe, our schools perform well, and our air is clean. The city of Cortland is a college town, host to the State University of New York College at Cortland, one of the top four-year instutitions in New York’s renowned state university system, and Tompkins-Cortland Community College, one of the state’s top two-year colleges, is less than 10 miles down the road.

Cortland County offers the best in small-town living, with easy access to all that top metro centers can offer.

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