Welcome to Durham

Located in the beautiful Northern Catskills, the Town of Durham offers the advantages of a rural lifestyle with quick and easy access to New York’s dynamic Capital Region, the Tech Valley, and Metro New York, which is less than 3 hours away via the New York Thruway or Amtrak. 

Durham is blessed with four season recreational opportunity in the surrounding Catskills, excellent local schools, family owned vacation destinations,  and charming local restaurants and businesses.  These features make the Town of Durham a great place for a vacation home or a full-time residence.

Town Hall Closed Monday, October 9th

The Town Hall will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2023, in observance of Columbus Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.  

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Durham 2022 Annual Report

Town Annual Report The 2020 Durham Comprehensive Plan mandated that each year, the town should publish an Annual Report describing what Durham achieved during the prior year, and what is planned for...

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