Welcome to the official Web site of Tioga County, New York. Come experience unique shopping, recreational areas, cultural events and many historical attractions in beautiful upstate New York. Please stop for a visit soon.
The County of Tioga, New York, was established in 1791 as the twentieth county in New York State. Tioga County is governed by County Law and other general laws of the State of New York. Tioga County is a non-charter county. The County Legislature, consisting of 9 members representing 7 legislative districts, is responsible for the overall operation of the county. Each year the Legislature elects a Chair to serve as the Chief Executive Officer. Separately elected officials include the County Judge, Sheriff, District Attorney, Treasurer and Clerk.
Some of the services provided by the County, most of which are mandated county functions by the State government, are the court system, correctional facility, road patrols, road and bridge construction and maintenance, public assistance programs, substance abuse counseling, public health programs, job training, business retention and recruitment, and county planning.
Within Tioga County there are nine town and six village governments. Town government functions are managed by an elected Town Supervisor and Town Board and villages have a Mayor-Trustees form of government.
The 2010 Census results show that Tioga County's current population is 51,125.