About the Area

Village of Earlville, NY

Nestled in the hills and sitting within both Chenango and Madison Counties, Earlville is just minutes from the heart of Central New York’s great sporting, cultural, musical and historical events. It’s just a short drive from Syracuse, Binghamton or Utica and features outstanding family events such as, a free summer concert series, a fireworks spectacular during Earlville Days, a unique Farmer’s Market, an annual Winterfest with horse-drawn rides and much more.

Earlville is known for its lovely historical Victorian homes and Second Empire mansard roofs. Homes often have traditionally vibrant colors popular for “painted ladies” of the era. It became an incorporated village in 1887. The Earlville Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. And the Earlville Opera House was listed in 1973 and houses a theater, two art galleries, an arts cafe, and an artisan gift shop. The Earlville Opera House, a superb concert venue that draws audiences from afar, presents a diverse series of performances that includes folk, blues, world music, musical theater, drama, Zydeco music, bluegrass, rock and roll, and country music, and have included shows by nationally known performers and up-and-coming artists alike!

The surrounding area has a rich history and is as diverse as the magnificent vistas that greet residents and travelers alike as they travel through this Central New York community. The new and innovative technology blends effortlessly with our historic past. The rolling hills of Fenner and Madison pasture the County’s largest and oldest industry, heads of dairy cows alongside our newest industry, tall and stately windmills. The area’s historic and picturesque towns and villages lend themselves to a weekend visit or a lifelong stay. Numerous lakes and reservoirs beckon the avid sports enthusiast throughout the year.

Earlville residents enjoy outstanding schools, four colleges and a growing industrial base. Easy access to the New York State Thruway, Routes 20 and 81 make travel convenient.

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