Our Vision

Washington County is committed to developing a prosperous and economically friendly environment for current and prospective businesses and residents, while preserving the rural qualities that make Washington County unique. 

Washington County is dedicated to providing retention, expansion programs and attractive incentives for businesses, strengthening the quality of life, and providing a full range of services. 

Our Goals

  • To work directly with the business community to secure technical assistance, incentives and other forms of direct support.
  • To participate in efforts that will attract, enhance and retain jobs, talented individuals, and new or expanding enterprises.
  • To seek partnerships between public and private organizations.
  • To collaborate to serve workforce development needs.
  • To advocate for infrastructure development and other resources necessary to support our businesses and communities.

Link to more information about Washington County's Economic Development Project Assistance Program.

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Contact Us

Laura Oswald

Director of Economic Development


Ph: 518-746-2291

Physical Address

383 Broadway Fort Edward, NY12828

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Mailing Address

383 Broadway Fort Edward, NY12828

Ph: 518-746-2290                     Fx: 518-746-2293


(Excluding Holidays)

Mon - Fri  8:30am-4:00pm