Welcome to Rensselaer County! Located in the Hudson-Mohawk Heritage area of Upstate New York's Capital Region.

Rensselaer County is filled with wonderful contradictions and juxtapositions. It's a special place where rural charm meets urban delights, where cultural opportunities and pastoral pastimes happily coexist, and where American heritage meets cutting-edge technology. Stretching thirty miles along the Hudson River, it offers thousands of acres of parks, miles of trails, and more than 500 lakes, ponds, and even championship golf courses. Read More..

Rensselaer Events

58th Annual Holiday Greens Show
Enjoy a holiday tradition as the Van Rensselaer Garden Club transforms twelve rooms of the 1827 Federal-style Hart-Cluett House into a unique holiday display.  more>
Christmas Concert & Sing Along
Come enjoy the beauty of the Earl Chapel and its excellent acoustics as you listen to some seasonal carols by the Hoosac School and the Highlight Acting Troupe.  more>