Welcome to the Town of Wawayanda. Our Town is located in Orange County NY, with a population of 7,266 as recorded by the 2010 census. The Town is in the western part of the county, south of Middletown. The Town of Wawayanda was established in 1849 from the Town of Minisink. It had been first settled after the American Revolution. Wawayanda consists of approximately 35.33 square miles (22,610 Acres).
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We hope you find our site helpful. It is our goal to provide timely and useful information to you as well as another medium for you to communicate with your local government. Feel free to browse our site. Thank you and WELCOME!!
Dear Wawayanda Homeowners:
Are you turning 65 before December 31, 2021? Is your gross annual income less than $88,000? Is your home in Wawayanda your primary residence?
If you answered yes to those 3 questions, Please come in to the Town of Wawayanda Assessor’s Office before March 1, 2021. You may be eligible for The Enhanced Star Tax Exemption.
Please bring in the following:
Proof of age (a driver’s License or Birth Certificate )
Proof of Income (2019 federal tax return)
PLEASE BRING DOCUMENTS TO:
80 RIDGEBURY HILL RD
SLATE HILL, NY 10973
APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTATION must be received ON or BEFORE MARCH 1, 2021
August 2020 - FREE Music in the Park on Thursday evenings. 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Come and join us for music in Shannen Park as part of our summer concert series. Remember to bring your chairs. This program is rain or shine.
Line up of Entertainment:
Thursday, July 30, 2020 Water for Dogs
Thursday, August 6, 2020 Hudson Blue
Thursday, August 13, 2020 Curative
Thursday, August 20, 2020 Hillbilly Parade Band
Place: Shannen Park, 1906 Route 284, Slate Hill, NY 10973
Please enter through the main door of Town Hall. You will be met by a greeter in our lobby and directed appropiately. You MUST wear a mask. The Wawayanda Senior Center will remain closed. The Shannen park playground equipment is still off limits.
Office hours vary. Please check the hours of the department you need to contact.
As a result of the State of Emergency declared due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this Court will not be in regular session. All matters are administratively adjourned until further notice. Upon resumption of regular Court sessions, you will be notified by mail of your next Court date.
**If your address has changed or changes in the future, you must let the Court know immediately.**
The Court apologizes for any inconvenience caused and appreciates your cooperation during this time.
Due to the COVID-19 (Corona) virus in New York State and surrounding counties,
the Town of Wawayanda Senior Center Will be closed until Further Notice.
If you have any questions please call the Wawayanda Town Clerk 845-355-5700 ext. 3
New York residents will need an enhanced driver’s license or a REAL ID compatible driver’s license by October 1, 2021, if they want to use it to get on a domestic flight, enter certain federal buildings or enter military bases. With that in mind, it is highly recommended that New Yorkers who plan to travel upgrade from a standard driver’s license to a REAL ID or enhanced license. Get it sooner, rather than later.
A New York’s REAL ID driver’s licenses has a star in the upper right corner to indicate that it meets federal regulations that establish minimum security standards. The enhanced driver’s license has a U.S. flag on the bottom right of the license.
For more information and details about how to obtain REAL ID driver's license or identification card in new York, and to determine which form of ID is right for you, visit the New York State DMV website. You can also visit the TSA website for more detailed information about traveling with a REAL ID.