Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to footer



The Homer Town Hall will close at 12:00PM on Wednesday, November 23rd for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on November 28th.

The Town of Homer and the Village of Homer are handing out Covid-19 test kits and KN95 masks at their respective offices in the Town Hall at 31 North Main Street thanks to a contribution from the Cortland County Legislature. Individuals can pick up test kits during office hours of either the Town or Village. Please bring proof of residency to receive your test kits. If you have any questions please call the Town of Homer Offices at 607-749-4581 or the Village of Homer offices at 607-749-3322.

The Town of Homer is located in Central New York approximately 30 minutes from the City of Syracuse, and is the third largest municipality in Cortland County (2010 U.S. Census population 6405) with respect to population.

It contains the Village of Homer, which is an historic community that was first settled in 1791 along and near the banks of the Tioughnioga River. One block west of the River is Main Street in the Village, along which remains a relatively unspoiled 19th century downtown with a Village Green surrounded by churches, houses and the elementary school.

The Town outside of the Village contains rolling hills and valleys which are still primarily used for agriculture. The Town also contains the hamlets of East Homer, which is mostly residential, and Little York which, located north of the Village along Little York Lake, has a few small shops featuring arts and crafts, a year-round farm market & bakery, and a large greenhouse and garden store.

Although many dairy and crop farms remain, the Town is a prime residential area for people working in the cities of Cortland and Ithaca to the south, and Syracuse to the north.

The New York State Department of Public Service has partnered with ECC Technologies to request consumers’ help in better understanding your experience with broadband access in the state. Please click this link to take a brief survey and let us hear from you.

Please see the below dates that the Town Clerks Office will be closed or closing early. This, and other information regarding meetings, etc., are also found in the calendar at left.

April 15th – Good Friday
Closing @ noon

May 30th – Memorial Day

July 4th – Independence Day

September 5th – Labor Day

October 10th – Columbus Day

November 11th – Veterans Day

November 23rd, 12:00 through November 25th – Thanksgiving Day & Friday After
Closed (Reopening November 28th)

December 23rd – (Christmas)
Closing @ noon

December 26th – Observed Holiday (Christmas)

December 30th – (New Year’s)
Closing at noon

January 2nd – Observed Holiday (New Year’s)