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We wanted to let you know that the Town of Ulysses will continue to provide core services, but is taking steps to prioritize the health and well-being of our citizens and staff. As such, we are implementing social distancing recommendations in compliance with New York State, Tompkins County, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Staff are working remotely during normal business hours. Please peruse this website,  call (607) 387-5767 or e-mail the appropriate staff person for assistance.
All court business will be rescheduled.
You will be notified with more details.
If you have a payment, you may leave it in the locked box to the left of the front door.
You may make payments for dog licenses, water bills, or taxes.

For more general questions related to COVID-19 or if you need assistance accessing food, medicine or other non-emergency help, please call 211. 
  • For specific health concerns related to a specific person, please call the Health Department at 607-274-6604. 
  • The Health Department’s website has current local statistics and resources at https://tompkinscountyny.gov/health
You may access the town wi-fi from outside the building without a password at this network: TOUHALL-Guest

The Ulysses Philomathic Library also has public wi-fi which can be accessed from the patio and in parts of the parking lot. 
Check back for updates.
Please know that the Ulysses Town Board, Town Clerk, Highway Superintendent and our staff are committed to remaining accessible in service to the public during these challenging times to the utmost of our abilities. Our best wishes for good health to you and your families.


Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes of New York State, the Town of Ulysses is renowned for its abundant farmlands, distinctive natural resources, and a strong, vibrant business and arts community. Ulysses includes several historic hamlets and Trumansburg, a charming village that serves as the town’s commercial and social center. Ulysses is only a short drive from the City of Ithaca, Cornell University, and Ithaca College, allowing residents and visitors a unique blend of rural, agricultural, intellectual, and cultural opportunities.

We invite you to browse through the wealth of information contained here. Feel free to contact us with comments and questions as we strive to make our Town of Ulysses website a helpful starting point for those who choose to live, work, or vacation in our special community!