Welcome to the Town of Newfield.

We are located in the Finger Lakes Region of Central New York. The town is best known for its Covered Bridge, built in 1853. It is the oldest Covered Bridge still in daily use in New York State.

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Town Board Work Session/Special Meeting-March 26th

There will be a Town Board Work Session/Special Meeting on March 26th at 7:00PM.  Meeting will be held at the Town Hall.

March 18 Planning Board Meeting Cancelled

The March 18 Planning Board Meeting has been cancelled and rescheduled for April 1 at 7:00 pm at the Newfield Town Hall.

Tompkins County Healthy Neighborhoods Program

Healthy Neighborhoods Program  607-274-6688

Healthy Neighborhoods Program 607-274-6688

The objective of the Healthy Neighborhoods Program is to promote safe and healthy homes in target areas of Tompkins County.  Products may be provided FREE OF CHARGE.

Products include:  Smoke alarm, Carbon monoxide detector, Fire extinguisher, Radon testing, Lead paint testing, Green cleaning products, Baby safety items.

We can provide help managing asthma, indoor air pollution, tobacco use and indoor pests.

We can recommend referrals to other agencies for assistance.

We can offer information on common household problems.

For more information, call the Tompkins County Health Department at 607-274-6688.

Private Wells: What Homeowners Need to Know

A free program for residents with private drinking water wells

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015; 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Newfield Elementary School, Weaver Room, 247 Main Street, Newfield, NY 14867

Do you know how to care for, protect, and maintain your private well? Find out how to ensure the safety and purity of your drinking water.

A panel of experts from the Tompkins County Health Department, the Community Science Institute, and Cornell Cooperative Extension will answer your questions and cover: how private wells work, how to protect and maintain your well, how contamination occurs, water testing, and solutions to common problems.

Participants will also receive a $5 discount coupon for certified testing of their water for total coliform/E.coli bacteria.

Free and open to the public. Registration requested due to limited space and to ensure sufficient materials for all.

Please call CCE at (607) 272-2292 to register.


The Newfield Town Board will hold their regular monthly Town Board meeting on Thursday March 12, 2015 at 7:00PM at the Newfield Town Hall.

March 4 Planning Board Meeting Cancelled

The March 4th Planning Board Meeting has been cancelled and rescheduled for March 11th at 7 PM at the Town Hall.

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Comprehensive Plan

The comprehensive town plan, which was adopted on September 12, 2013, is available here: TOWN PLAN

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