Welcome to Town of Hunter

Hunter Town Hall Bulding -Tannersville New York
The Town Hall Building is located at
5748 Route 23a, Tannersville, New York


We invite you to the official Government website of Hunter New York, to browse and and learn about our beautiful town, sitting atop the high peaks of the Great Northern Catskill Mountains.

The Town is located in Greene County, New York, USA. The population was 2,721 according to the 2000 United States Census.

The Town of Hunter contains 2 villages; a village named Hunter and a village named Tannersville. The town is on the County's south border. According to the US Census, the town has a total area of 235.0 km² (90.7 mi²). 234.3 km² (90.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water.

The south town line and part of the east town line are the border of Ulster County, New York. The town is in the Catskill Mountains and the Catskill Park. Many of the Catskill High Peaks, including Hunter Mountain, the highest in the county and the second-highest in the Catskills, are in the town.

Villages in the Town of Hunter

The Village of Hunter has a piano museum and a theatre, a craft shop, a book store, a farm market and art gallery. There is also a hardware store, a library and an antique shop, the ski slope offering festivals and sky rides during the breath-taking foliage season in late September and early October.

The Village of Tannersville is wearing a new look. The stores buildings along Main Street, many of which were built in the 19th century, have been painted in bright colors with decorative signs and shutters. There are many interesting boutiques and shops, antique stores, a antiquarian book shop, and several popular restaurants and take-out food places.

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