Welcome to Painted Post, NY!

Community Profile

The term community has different meanings, to different people, at different times. But, here are some facts to consider: The Village of Painted Post is the location of Dresser Rand's major manufacturing complex. The Town of Erwin is rapidly growing with the expansion of Corning Incorporated's Research & Development facility, as well as some of Steuben County's premier residential developments. The Tri-county region consists of Schuyler County (Watkins Glen), Chemung County (Elmira), and Steuben County. These counties have a history of cooperation that seems to improve with time. The Counties share academic institutions (Corning Community College), transportation services (Elmira-Corning Regional Airport, Public Transit), and human service agencies (United Way, The Women's Center).


Painted Post is a community that has seen the birth and growth of unique cultures and prosperous generations. Painted Post was the landmark and meeting place of early native american tribes.

The convergence of rivers offered the essential ingredients that gave early settlers prosperity in the Painted Post region. The Chemung River and Canal, aided in the transportation raw materials and agricultural products during the industrial age.

Now, Painted Post is an incubator that saw the dawn of the key processes that lead to the telecommunication revolution that continues to connect the global economy. Painted Post has a future that is a reflection of its past. In 2005 to 2007, Painted Post will become the intersection of I-99 and I-86. A modern combination that will rival the convergence of the river that formed the community's start. Located at the river's edge, is the Ceramic Innovation Center which focuses on the advancement of technology and materials.


The Painted Post area enjoys the benefits of a vital public school system, a number of private schooling opportunities, and a college that has been recognized as one of the best of its type in the state.

The Corning Painted Post School District has made a significant commitment throughout its educational history toward providing the very best support necessary to promote quality education. The district is/has started a major facilities upgrade. Currently, renovations to elementary buidlings are underway. In its entirety this proposal includes improvements to every existing school building in the district.

Corning Community College, another area asset, is highly regarded as one of the best community colleges in the SUNY system. It is also one of the best education values available today. A chance to learn and explore awaits you at Corning Community College's Planetarium and Observatory.


The combination of beauty, culture, museums, shopping, restaurants and a growing economy makes this an active area. Painted Post and surrounding communities host hundreds of thousands of vacationers and business travelers every year. Painted Post is situated at the intersection of Interstate 86 (I-86) and Route 15 (soon to be I-99). This allows for convenient and swift access from all points of the compass. The Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is located 11 miles from Painted Post and offers taxi and limousine service. Charter services are also available. The Elmira Corning Regional Airport has over 6,000 arrivals and departures annually.

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Houses of Worship

The Corning - Painted Post area is fortunate to offer a bounty of Houses of Worship. In our diverse community, one will enjoy the opportunity to find your place of prayer. We offer this listing with phone numbers to call for times of local services.

Follow the link to a list of houses of worship in the Greater Painted Post area. If your place of worship in not listed in our business directory please contact us.

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