Beacon Chamber of Commerce

The City of Beacon Chamber of Commerce website is a great place to find information about local businesses and events. The Chamber also operates the Beacon Welcome Center, which is staffed by volunteers. The Center provides information and pamphlets regarding the City and is generally open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

For more info or to volunteer, please call the Chamber at (845) 592-4145.

Beacon City Court

The Court offices are located at City Hall; 1 Municipal Plaza, Beacon, NY.

The Court is a separate entity from the City of Beacon administration and therefore, we are unable to answer any questions related to Beacon City Court.

For questions related to Court matters of any kind, please contact the Court offices at (845) 431-1900. Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Beacon City School District

The Beacon City School District limits are beyond the City of Beacon and encompass parts of Fishkill and Wappinger Falls. The district collects school taxes yearly. For more information regarding school tax collection, please visit the Beacon City Clerk's Tax Collection page and/or the school district website.

Beacon Historical Society

The Beacon Historical Society has a plethora of information about the rich history of this City on the Hudson.

Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps (BVAC)

The Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps works hand-in-hand with the City of Beacon Fire Department and Police Department. For more information, call (845) 832-4540.

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles

Please visit the Dutchess County Clerk's Office website for information on DMV locations and hours in Dutchess County. Visit New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to access forms and more.

Howland Public Library

The Howland Public Library has served Beacon residents for generations.

Public Transportation

For information about the Metro North train, LOOP Bus, Newburgh-Beacon Ferry and local taxi cab companies, visit our Public Transportation page.

U.S. Post Office - Beacon

The Post Office in Beacon is located at 369 Main Street, Beacon, NY and can be reached by telephone at 1-800-275-8777 or on the web at

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