Welcome toBig Flats, NYSouthern Tier Gateway to the Finger Lakes
Message from Supervisor Ed Fairbrother
Hello and welcome to the Town of Big Flats! The Town strives to maintain a balance of the high quality of life and small-town amenities it offers while encouraging sustainable residential, commercial, industrial and recreational growth. We want the Town of Big Flats to be a place for regional connectivity, economic development and tourism while providing a healthy and diverse range of housing and employment choices. In 2021, Business Insider named Big Flats the most affordable small towns to live in New York and continue to be considered as one of the best small communities in updates New York to live and raise a family.
Whether you are traveling into the area through the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport, or visiting one of the many attractions including the Warplane Museum, the National Sailplane Museum, or the Tanglewood Nature Preserve, or maybe it is to spend a day on the river or shopping at one of the many retail establishments...whatever brings you to the Town of Big Flats, we welcome you and hope you will enjoy Big Flats, your Southern Tier Gateway to the Finger Lakes.