Central New York

Montgomery

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Montgomery County, nestled in the heart of the Mohawk Valley, is home to ten towns and one city.

Located at the foot of the Adirondacks, this part of the Leatherstocking region is filled with beautiful countryside, including numerous parks and recreation facilities.

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Key Aspects
Key Aspects
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Main Industries: As the western gateway to New York State's Tech Valley, Montgomery County's strategic location makes it an ideal place to conduct business. Montgomery County is adjacent to all major markets in the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada.

Education: Montgomery County is the home to Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

Land: The Erie Canal runs through Montgomery County, parallel to the Mohawk River and went west through the state to the Wood River, and connected Great Lakes shipping with the Hudson River. Today the Erie Canal and its lock system is used primarily for recreational boat use among locals and tourists. At the time of the canal's construction, Montgomery County was the only place where there was a break in the Appalachian Mountains. Called 'The Noses,' because of canal construction, it became known as "the gateway to the West".

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Elected Officials
Elected Officials
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County Exectutive - Matt Ossenfort

Chair, County Legislature - Robert Headwell, Jr.

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Municipalities
Municipalities
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Contact
Contact

518-853-4304

County Annex Building P.O. Box 1500 20 Park St. Fonda, NY 12068-1500