About Us

Established in 1816 through an act of the New York State Legislature, Oswego County occupies 968 square miles of land on the southeastern shore of Lake Ontario. Rich in natural beauty, the county offers excellent business, educational, and recreational opportunities. Oswego County government delivers many services that help provide a high quality of life. For more information on the Oswego County government, please visit the Official Oswego County Government website.

Mission Statement The mission of the Oswego County Division of Promotion and Tourism is to improve the local economy and quality of life for residents and businesses by:

  • Effectively promoting Oswego County as a tourist destination, while working cooperatively with businesses and the community to attract visitors and foster growth in the tourism industry.
  • Informing the public with accurate information about Oswego County, government programs and initiatives, and issues affecting the County to make residents aware of services County government provides; and
  • Advocating tourism as an economic development tool for the County.