Chemung County is set in a beautiful rural area of small cities, towns and villages with easy access to large metropolitan areas. The Elmira/Corning Regional Airport offers service with connections to domestic and international destinations.
Elmira is home to two hospitals under the same umbrella.The Guthrie Healthcare system also serves the community.
Chemung County Schools
Climate Typical of the Northeast
Winter generally lasts from November to early April, spring moves quickly to summer, which lasts from late May to mid-September, followed by autumn with a beautiful display of deciduous hardwoods and their changing leaves.
Elmira is recognized nationally for its large concentration of Victorian homes. Housing in Elmira and Chemung County is extremely affordable with a median home value of $81,286 (median value in NYS is $148,700). Taxes in Elmira, however, are high. View current real estate prices and offerings
Three distinctive attributes of our community
Rolling hills with many scenic hiking and biking trails, the Chemung River (great fishing and kayaking), and close to the Finger Lakes and regional wineries.
Cultural, historical, recreational and educational assets
Many nearby arts/performance centers are in Ithaca, Sayre, Binghamton