In the northeastern portion of the New York State, Saratoga County is conveniently located in the Capital District just north of the state’s capital, Albany. Situated in the Hudson Valley Region, along the banks of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, in the foothills of the scenic Adirondack Mountains, Saratoga County is only a few hours north of New York City, west of Boston, and south of the Canadian border. It is adjacent to Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Warren, Washington, Fulton, Montgomery, and Hamilton counties.
Saratoga County's climate is considered "Humid Continental". Although there are several days with extreme highs (above 90° F) and lows (below 0° F), the summer months are moderately warm with brief showers and thunderstorms, and the winter months are cool with several long-lasting snowstorms, rain, and/or ice.