Welcome to the Town of Virgil

  

Our American culture got its start in places like the Town of Virgil. The qualities of our early settlers can still be seen in the people who live here today. The pioneering spirit, civic mindedness and friendly hospitality live on in Virgil residents today. Virgil was established as part of a military tract in Central New York, which granted Revolutionary War soldiers land as payment for their service to the military. The Town was named by Albany officials in honor of the Roman poet, Virgil. The Town was first settled in 1792. Shortly after settlement the Town was connected by roads to neighboring communities. Farming and related industries were the main occupation of the early settlers. Farming was the predominant industry in the area, until very recently. The beauty of our township with its rolling hills and gorgeous views is due to in large part to the local farmers stewardship of the land for over two hundred years. More information on Virgil's history can be found in the publication titled "As We Were: A Picture History of Virgil." The publication was compiled by Virgil's Historical Society in 1979. The publication is available for sale at the Virgil Town Hall.

Town Clerk's Fall Hours in Affect until December

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Town Clerk's Fall Hours

Monday’s 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

Tues. & Wed. 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursdays CLOSED

Friday’s 8:30 AM-2:30 PM

Or by Appointment

Remember you can use the drop box open 24 hours or pay online. 

Call: 607-835-6174 ext.2  if you need assistance 

Virgil Historical Society Book "Virgil stories"

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The Virgil Historical publication "Virgil Stories" is available for sale at the Virgil Town Hall. Go to the Virgil Historians Page for an order form and more details. 

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Virgil Town Clerk/Tax Collector

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Town Clerk Hours:

Mondays 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

Tuesdays-Wednesdays 11:00AM-5:00PM

Thursdays (Closed in the Summer)

Fridays 8:30 AM-2:30PM

During Tax Season- 1st Saturday of each month 9:00AM-Noon




Virgil Transfer Station

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Virgil Transfer Station Hours:

Monday 1:00 PM-5:00PM

Tuesday 1:00PM-5:00PM

Wednesday 1:00PM-5:00PM

Saturday 8:00AM-1:00PM



Town Court

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Town Court Hours:

Tuesdays 4:30PM-7:00PM only

Phone# 607-835-6587 or

607-835-6174 ext.1

Fax# 607-240-5395 

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TOWN OF VIRGIL

1176 CHURCH ST, CORTLAND, NY 13045, US

(607) 835-6174