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Located in New York’s Capital Region, Washington County offers an unparalleled quality of life and an excellent place to do business. We are bordered by Vermont to the east, the burgeoning Saratoga region to the west, and within easy access to Albany and on to New York City to the south and Canada to the north, affording proximity to many major markets. We invite you to explore the many benefits of doing business in Washington County; a great place to live, work, and play.
Our largely rural communities boast a stable workforce of about 32,000. Supported by the many nearby institutions of higher learning our workforce is a significant asset to our businesses. The county is home to many manufacturers of a diverse array of products such as paper and wood products, furniture, jewelry, masonry, medical devices, batteries, industrial fabrication and much, much more. Service industries are also significant; businesses serving the healthcare and agricultural industries in particular are a powerful force. The county also boasts several strong and growing industry clusters, such as paper, machining, agriculture and stone quarrying.
We are one of the most entrepreneurial counties in the State of New York. Close to 10% of our workforce is self-employed, a rate which is more than 3.5% higher than the state average. Businesses that start here, stay here.
A/GFTC Social Pinpoint - A/GFTC Long-Range PlanThe survey and map will be live through June 5, 2023
If you live, work, or travel within Warren, Washington, or northern Saratoga Counties, we encourage you to share your thoughts with us. A/GFTC is currently conducting a public survey to better ascertain regional transportation issues that are important to you.
A/GFTC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AGFTC/ (feel free to share the post)
A/GFTC Web post: https://agftc.org/long-range-plan-map-survey/
ESD Pandemic Recovery Guidance for Business
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last update 6/15/2022
Director of Economic Development
Email Ph: 518-746-2291
383 Broadway Fort Edward, NY12828
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