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 complied by Virgil's Historical Society in 1979.  The publication is available for sale at the Virgil Town Hall.

2017 TOWN OF VIRGIL'S ANNUAL REPORT:​Click on the link below to view the 2017 Town of Virgil's annual financial report.

TAXES ONLINE: You can now look up or pay your 2018 Town and County Taxes online. Go to the drop down link on the tool bar called tax collector. Feel free to call Alane with any questions. 

BID REQUESTS: The Town of Virgil is receiving bids for replacing the roof at the Virgil Highway Garage. the bid specs can be viewd on the link below or call the Virgil Town Clerk for a copy. 607-835-6174 ext. 2

NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL: (Pursuant to Section 506 and 1526 of the Real Property Tax Law) Hearing of Complaints Notice is Hereby Given that the assessor of the Town of Virgil, County of Cortland has completed the tentative assessment roll for the current year and that a copy is on file with the Virgil Town Clerk. It may be examined by any interested person until the 4th Tuesday in May.  The Assessor will be in attendance with the tentative assessment roll at his office (Homer Town Hall) Homer NY on the following dates: May 4th, 2018 4PM to 8PM, Sat. May 5th, 2018 4PM-8PM, Fri. May 11, 2018 9AM-1PM and Fri. May 18th, 2018 9AM-1PM. Call 607-749-3153 for an appointment.  

The board of assessment review will meet on Tuesday, June 5th 2018 between the hours of 4PM-8PM at the Virgil Town Hall, to hear and examine all complaints in relation to assessments on the application of any person believing himself/herself to be aggrieved. Call 607-749-3153 for an appointment. 

Brian M. Fitts, Sole Assessor, Town of Virgil 

School Facilities Study: The essential question for the facilities study is: "Now and in the future, is there a better way to arrange the grades and school buildings to maintain, and perhaps enhance, the education of Cortland City School District students while ensuring fiscal responsibility to the taxpayer?  If so, how should the grades and schools be organized? This question could potentially close an elementary school. Click on the link for more information: www.cortlandschools.org












​​​​Transfer Station Hours

Monday-Wednesday 1:00pm-5:00PM

Saturdays 8:00am-1:00pm


For a listing of Holiday Hours go to the Transfer Station page TOWN SERVICES: Community Pages on the toolbar. 

Town of Virgil, New York

    One of the fastest Growing

Townships in Cortland County

​​​​​​​Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Hours

Mondays Noon- 6:00pm

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11:00am-5:00pm

Thursdays & Fridays 8:30am-2:30pm

Closing Early Friday May 11th At 1:00 PM

sorry for any inconvenience

Saturdays During the month of January

and the First Saturday of each month.

from 9:00 am-Noon or By Appointment.




Town of Virgil

CLOSED: Monday May 28th, 2018 for Memorial Day

CLOSED: Monday May 28th, 2018 for Memorial Day

Virgil, New York

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