Herkimer County

Herkimer County, located in Central New York State, includes the heartland of the Mohawk Valley, and a significant portion of the South Central Adirondack region. The southern part of Herkimer County is bisected by several main routes of travel, the New York State Thruway and Route 5. Thruway exit 30 is located in Herkimer, and Thruway exit 29A in Little Falls. All parts of the county are easily accessible.

Since its inception, Herkimer County has been an important influence in the development of New York State. The pioneers who came here over 250 years ago left their imprint on this important valley... important in Colonial and Revolutionary history as the western frontier of freedom... important today in the cultural and economic progress of New York State.

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks, Herkimer County is noted for its farming, manufacturing and tourism.

The Central New York/Adirondack region provides an opportunity to satisfy diverse cultural and recreational interests.

Herkimer County is the local sponsor of Herkimer County Community College. Governed by the County Legislature, representing 17 districts and led by the County Administrator, the County provides financial support to the College.

For more information about Herkimer County: www.herkimercounty.org