A Breathtaking Small Town in Clinton County, NY

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The goals of the administration

Honest, open government with sound practices for all financial and other matters of the town.

A serious effort to deal with the future of Black Brook by looking ahead and planning for the issues facing us.

To keep the best quality of services at the lowest possible cost.

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The Town of Black Brook is a team dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and promoting a sense of community within our township!

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Black Brook is a small Town in Clinton County, New York. The area was first settled around 1825 and the Town was formed from part of Peru in 1839. Early industry here included farming, mining, and smelting iron.

Black Brook is named after a stream that flows through the Town, located on the Southeast corner of Clinton County and inside the beautiful Adirondack Park.

We are also lucky enough to have the Au Sable River run through the Town, and to boast the title “Wild Trout Fly Fishing Destination”.

Black Brook has 134.3 square miles of which 130 square miles is land and 4.4 miles is water. Lakes in this area include: Silver Lake, Fern Lake, Taylor Pond, the outlet of Union Falls pond is a reservoir of the Saranac River and is in the West part of Town.

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News & Updates

Special Board Meeting - Water Meter Improvements

June 18, 2024
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June 18, 2024
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May 31, 2024
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