If it's peace and quiet you crave, Lewis County is the place for you. Tucked in a quiet corner of the Adirondack Mountains, its residents enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, from skiing to fishing to hiking. Lewis County is rich in colonial heritage and many residents celebrate the historic past of the area. Its safe communities support wonderful schools where everyone knows everyone else and classrooms are always open to community members. With much focus on science and the beautiful outdoors, teachers often use the local landscape in their lessons and children come away from Lewis County schools with a greater appreciation of nature and their surroundings. For a true escape from the hectic life, Lewis County is an oasis of perfect relaxation.