Welcome to the town of
Minerva, New York

ESTABLISHED MARCH 17, 1817

Minerva can be called a nature-lover’s paradise, with more than half of the town having been labeled state land. Minerva is a true Adirondack town  centrally located and tucked between the mountains.

The town is named after Minerva,
the Roman goddess of wisdom.


Minerva is a quiet little town with wonderful family activities such as swimming at Minerva Lake, picnicking at Donnelly Beach, camping at the new campgrounds, hiking on Moxam Mountain, fishing at Minerva Dam, biking, snowmobiling and cross country skiing.  Learn More

Adirondack video featuring Minerva Lake and Donnelly Beach

Minerva Town News

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Town Office will be Closed on Election Day – Tuesday, November 8, 2022

The Town of Minerva Office will be closed on Tuesday, November 8th.  We will reopen on Wednesday, November 9th at 8:00am.  Thank you.

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WINTER COATS – LOOKING FOR DONATIONS

The Town of Minerva is looking for donations of winter coats for children, women and men. Last year many folks donated new and gently used coats and they were very[…]

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Boil Water Order lifted by Department of Health

The Boil Water Order issued to the Minerva Water District on October 27, 2022 in the Town of Minerva has been lifted by the Department of Health as of November[…]

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A MESSAGE FROM MINERVA TOWN SUPERVISOR

Stephen R. McNally

Welcome to our new website. Every month we will be adding new information and more features to help our residents, vacation friends and first time visitors learn more about what our town has to offer.

We are proud of the many services we provide here in Minerva. We have many summer events and hope that you will take a look at our Minerva Lake Camping and Picnic area.
Minerva is located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, a short drive from Albany and the Capital District of New York State. We are close to many tourist and vacation spots. So save gas and visit Minerva Lake.


~Stephen R. McNally, Supervisor

Minerva in the Winter

Minerva in the winter has beautiful landscapes, skiing, trails and festivals

Minerva in the Summer

Come visit Minerva’s quaint town in the summer with a new campground, beaches, mountain and history

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Address:

5 Morse Memorial Hwy
PO Box 937
Minerva, NY 12851

Phone:

Telephone (518) 251-2869
Fax (518) 251-5136

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