Columbia County provides a location in close proximity to all of the major cities and markets in the Northeastern United States, which collectively represent an engine of the global economy. Within one days drive are New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., providing a strategic location for creating a strong supply chain and rapid delivery of goods.
Mileage to Major Cities
Albany, NY – 25 miles
Baltimore, MD – 290 miles
Bennington, VT – 60 miles
Boston, MA – 140 miles
Buffalo, NY – 300 miles
Hartford, CT – 70 miles
Montreal, QC – 240 miles
New York, NY – 120 miles
Philadelphia, PA – 200 miles
Washington, DC – 320 miles
Columbia County is located in New York State’s Tech Valley, which has benefited from tens of billions in investment into emerging technologies in the last decade. Tech Valley includes major companies like GLOBALFOUNDRIES and General Electric, and world-class high-tech education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
Quality of Life
Columbia County has received national attention for its wealth of arts, culture, and local craft food and beverages. The city of Hudson is a favorite weekend destination for people throughout the Northeast, and the surrounding landscape provides an abundance of opportunities for recreation.
Columbia County is easily accessed through interstate highways, rail lines, and local airports. Interstate 87 borders the county to the east and interstate 90 connects to Columbia County to the north through the Taconic Parkway. The Amtrak station in the City of Hudson is the third most used in the state of New York. Columbia County Airport provides access to domestic flights and the county is also located in close proximity to the Albany International Airport.
Mileage to Major Cities Within One Day's Drive
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