Let us introduce you to the thriving 20-township region that is Saratoga County.
Click on a community below to learn more about what each has to offer.

Communities in Saratoga County

01 Ballston 14 Milton
02 Ballston Spa 15 Moreau
03 Charlton 16 Northumberland
04 Corinth 17 Providence
05 Clifton Park 18 Round Lake
06 Day 19 Saratoga
07 Edinburg 20 Saratoga Springs
08 Galway 21 Schuylerville
09 Greenfield 22 South Glens Falls
10 Hadley 23 Stillwater
11 Halfmoon 24 Waterford
12 Malta 25 Wilton
13 Mechanicville

Towns

Ballston

Originally called “Balls Town” and located within Albany County, the Town of Ballston became one of the first towns in Saratoga County when the county was formed in 1791. The community celebrates its farming and rural heritage by preserving open space and carefully managing growth. Today, the approximately 10,000 residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life offered by our highly regarded school systems, Veterans Bike Path, Fishing Pier on beautiful Ballston Lake, and recreational parks.

Charlton

This pristine town has a population of just over 4,000 people located on 32 square miles, which is four percent of the total land in Saratoga County. Within the town you will find a vintage tavern and restaurant; a quaint general store; a town park complete with a gazebo and Veteran’s Recognition Board; working dairy farms; and, historic churches. The town of Charlton has a rural character which the local government preserves as one of the town’s appealing features.

Clifton Park

Clifton Park is a suburban town located in southern part of the county and is located approximately 12 miles north of Albany, 7 miles northeast of Schenectady, and 10 miles south of Saratoga Springs. Clifton Park is recognized for its outstanding quality of life, smart growth practices, numerous parks, extensive recreation programs, a 15 mile trail network, the Clifton Common sports complex (host to a variety of national, state and regional tournaments), the excellent Shenendehowa School System, an active Shenendehowa Senior Community Center and emerging business centers.

Corinth

Corinth is a quaint little town located on the banks of the Hudson river, in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Corinth is a favorite vacation spot for tourists of all seasons. In the summer, visitors and residents love to swim, boat, fish, or waterski on the Hudson river or one of the several lakes in the town. In the winter snow ski, site see, or snowshoe in the snowshoe capital of the world. An industrial park and railroad line also make this community attractive for future development.

Day

The Town of Day is a unique community bisected by the beautiful Great Sacandaga Lake and surrounded by majestic mountains on both sides. It is a recreational area in the summer months with the population swelling 5 times its normal numbers. In the winter months, there is ice fishing, snowmobiling, skiing, etc. for recreational opportunities. Spring and Fall bring much color to the expansive foliage around the lake. The town’s motto is, “Every day in the Town of Day is a GREAT DAY!”.

Edinburgh

The Town of Edinburg is located within the Adirondack Park on the shores of the Great Sacandaga Lake in northwestern Saratoga County New York. The lake (Sacandaga Reservoir) was created in 1929 by the construction of the Conklingville Dam. Today the shores of the reservoir renamed the Great Sacandaga Lake in the 60’s are dotted with hundreds and hundreds of seasonal and year-round homes. The town is divided by the lake and is connected by the 3000′ Batchellerville Bridge. Edinburg has one of the few covered bridges left in New York State, the only one left in the county.

Galway

Galway is a rural community with a mixture of small business, farming, and residential homes. The town is home to both year-round and seasonal residents. It was originally named New Galloway after Galloway in Scotland. When the town was incorporated, however, it was incorrectly recorded as Galway. Although the spelling is the same as Galway, Ireland, it is not pronounced the same.

Greenfield

The Town of Greenfield is a rural community located approximately 5 miles north of Saratoga Springs in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Geographically, it is the largest Town in Saratoga County covering over 41,000 acres. One of the most striking natural features of the Town is the Kayaderosseras Ridge. This mountain range is home to rare, uncommon, and protected plants species as well as Lake Desolation. Additionally, the Town is home to Brookhaven Golf Course, Middle Grove Town park, and a historic red caboose at King’s Station Park.

Hadley

The Town of Hadley is entirely in the Adirondack Park and offers many recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. You can ride the rapids on the Sacandaga River, hike Hadley Mountain to the Hadley Fire Tower built in 1917, float down the peaceful Hudson River, play a quick nine holes at the local golf course or just enjoy the small town atmosphere at one of the mom and pop type businesses that Hadley has to offer. Hadley is also home to the historic Bow String Bridge over the Sacandaga River. The bridge has been on the National Historic Register since 1977 and has recently been restored and reopened by Saratoga County.

Halfmoon

Malta

Milton

Moreau

Northumberland

Agriculture is the main industry in town.  Northumberland has a steel fabrication plant, a golf course, a public airport and many other small businesses. The Town of Northumberland has three parks: Gansevoort Town Park, Bertha E. Smith Park, and Terrel Hills Park. There are approximately 5,200 residents. The main centers of population are the hamlets of Gansevoort, Bacon Hill and Northumberland. The largest housing development is Terrel Hills.

Providence

The Town of Providence is an enjoyable place to live with an abundance of country quietness. The Town has a beautiful man-made lake known as Lake Nancy, formerly known as Bill’s Pond.  It is surrounded by 115 seasonal and year-round homes. Residents and non-residents enjoy winter sports such as ice fishing on the Sacandaga Lake in the winter and swimming at the local town beach in the summer.  There is also a forever wild conservatory known as the Henning Preserve with six miles of hiking trails.

Saratoga

The Town of Saratoga has a legacy that is rich in history and a current environment that is attractive to residential, commercial, and agricultural pursuits. The Town of Saratoga is the site of the Surrender of General Burgoyne to General Gates, an event that is noted as the Turning Point of the Revolutionary War. Today several large dairy, fruit, and vegetable farms operate within the town. Their presence provides a peaceful and appealing setting for numerous residential developments. Additionally, a state boat launch within the town on Saratoga Lake provides residents with an excellent location for launching their boats and enjoying water sports and fishing.

Stillwater

Waterford

Wilton

Villages

Ballston Spa

Corinth

Galway

Round Lake

Schuylerville

Fort Hardy Park. The Champlain Canal passed through the town from North to South and was an early impetus to the growth and development of the area. Portions of the old tow path have been cleared and maintained as a pleasant walking path with numerous illustrated sign boards describing the history of the canal.

South Glens Falls

Stillwater

Victory

Waterford

Cities

Mechanicville

Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, which gets its name from the natural mineral springs located across the City, is the Cultural, Entertainment, and Tourism Center for the County. Fine Dining, lively nightlife, excellent hotels, and great shopping are plentiful in the Downtown Business District. In addition, Saratoga Springs is home to the world-famous Saratoga Race Course, the Saratoga Gaming and Raceway, the Saratoga Spa State Park, and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Saratoga Springs has several museums including: the National Museum of Dance, the Saratoga Auto Museum, and the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Skidmore College and Empire State College are also located in Saratoga Springs.

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