About Albany County

From the Helderbergs to the shores of the mighty Hudson, Albany County is a unique blend of urban excitement and rural relaxation. It is the ideal place to live, work and raise a family. A trip through our 19 municipalities will impress you. Our villages, towns and cities are beautiful and they play host to the finest in food, lodging, shopping and entertainment. Whether you hike our trails, bike on our paths, visit our parks and museums or fish our streams and brooks, you will find it all here. Our current background image (above) was taken at John Boyd Thacher State Park in Voorheesville.  Click here to submit a photo.

Public Hearing: Local Law K, To Establish the Albany County Fair Hotel Consumer Practices Law
October 25, 2018 | 10:30am
Room 930
Harold L Joyce Albany County Office Building
112 State Street | Albany,, NY
A public hearing will be held by the Albany County Executive to allow comment on Local Law K, a local law of the County of Albany to Establish the Albany County Fair Hotel Consumer Practices Law.
Open House: Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan Review
October 18, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension
24 Martin Rd | Voorheesville,, NY
Please stop by, ask questions and offer your feedback to the Albany County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board. You can view the draft plan online [PDF] or click here for more info.
Healing Moments:
County Executive Daniel P. McCoy's community conversation on issues involving race, diversity and community policing, to build trust and heal divisions.

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Lawson Lake County Park
Lawson Lake County Park

Open to the public year round, Lawson Lake County Park includes a lake, wetlands, forested upland, open fields, waterfalls and streams. Come for bird watching, cross country skiing, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and more! About Lawson Lake County Park »

Senior Services
Senior Services

The Department for Aging works closely with its contracted agencies and senior centers throughout Albany County to provide seniors (60+) with high quality programs and services. For more information visit the Department for Aging's website or call (518) 447-7177