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

Dyer Switch Band "CD Release Concert at SLCA
Come and enjoy the energetic, foot-stompin’ music of the Dyer Switch Band at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 18 at 7:30pm. This very talented bluegrass and more band, has been inducted into the New York Country Music Hall of Fame, and has top the charts twice with their original...  more>
Troy Waterfront Farmers Market

Our indoor, winter location offers easy access to on- and off-street parking and the city''s many shops, restaurants and cultural sites.