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Fulton County Center for Regional Growth

34 West Fulton Street
Gloversville, NY 12078
P: +1 518-725-7700 x101

Why Fulton County, NY?


Strategic Location

Fulton County is located between important upstate metropolitan areas in the Capital Region and Utica­‐Rome.

Numerous highway connections including the New York State Thruway and Adirondack Northway put major urban markets within four hours of Fulton County.

The Albany International Airport and Port of Albany are under an hour away.

Approximately 65 million people can be served within a four­‐hour travel time, or the standard 300­‐mile “just­‐in­‐time­‐delivery” radius.

The County’s world­‐class recreational assets are within a four­‐hour drive of millions of people, including the urban markets of New York City, Montreal, Boston, and Philadelphia.


New York Technology Triangle
Is located within NY’s Technology Triangle, a Nanoelectronics hotbed formed by Globalfoundries to the east, SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering to the south and Marcy Nanocenter to the west.



Quick & Easy Access 
Fulton COunty New York has quick and easy access to four major Interstate Highways: I‐90, I­‐87, I­‐88 and I- 81.

Quality of Life Has convenient access to tourist, recreational, historic, art and cultural resources in the Region.


Major Employers
Fulton County, New York Is a short drive to major employers in the Region including Globalfoundries, SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, General Electric and others.

Our Region

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Live and play where you work! Close to the Capital Region and Tech Valley, historic Fulton County affords access to excellent schools, sophisticated cultural events and year-round outdoor recreation. On the southern edge of the majestic Adirondack Park, north of the Mohawk Valley, Fulton County is home to 44 lakes, numerous streams and the foothills of the Adirondacks.  Recreational activities include hiking, golfing, fishing, camping and skiing!

Did You Know?

  • Our 550-square-mile county has almost 1b gallons of available water in storage, and a NYS Certified Bacteriological Environmental Laboratory. The area has not experienced a water shortage in decades.

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 53,955  
Median Age 43.4  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 6,830 17.67%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 33,609 86.96%
Civilian Labor Force 26,241 59.46%
Median Household Income $48,033  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius Albany Intl
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Floyd Bennett Memorial
Griffiss Intl
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Blue Heron
Burrello-Mechanicville
Duanesburg
Fulton County
Heber Airpark
Piseco
Plateau Sky Ranch
Round Lake
Saratoga County
Schenectady County
Sharon