Welcome to Albany County!


You have come to visit one of the greatest counties of New York, a county that truly offers nearly everything you could be looking for. From rural farmland to a bustling downtown center, from breathtaking scenery in our public parks to expansive shopping centers, Albany County has it all. 

Here on this page you can find resources for any question you may have. You can also use the search menus at the top of the page to narrow your search.

Looking for a new job?

Our job market is dynamic with careers in almost every sector.

Searching for educational opportunities?

There are a number of colleges and universities offering a wide range of degrees and programs.

Planning to move here?

Take a look at the housing market.

Want to know what to do for fun?

The Times Union center has concerts, local parks offer hiking, fishing, kayaking and more, and there are always the festivals, fairs, and events that happen throughout the county year round. And that’s just a start.  Check our calendar for events.

Albany County is a center for government, media, education, commerce, recreation and family life. It is an ideal place to start a career, raise a family, plan your future, or just spend your vacation to take in the sights and have some fun. 

We hope you enjoy your time in Albany County and will come back to see us again.  

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy