Explore Montgomery County, NY

“Montgomery County, nestled in the heart of the Mohawk Valley, is home to ten towns, one city and just over 50,000 residents. Located at the foot of the Adirondacks, this Leatherstocking region is filled with beautiful countryside, including numerous parks and recreation facilities.” – Montgomery County, NY

In 1784, following the end of the American Revolutionary War, the European-American settlers renamed Tryon County as Montgomery County. This change was to honor the general, Richard Montgomery, who had captured several places in Canada and died in 1775 attempting to capture the city of Quebec during the Revolutionary War. – Wikipedia

Montgomery County Quick Facts

Founded in 1772
County seat: Fonda
Largest city: Amsterdam


  • Total 410 sq mi (1,100 km2)
  • Land 403 sq mi (1,040 km2)
  • Water 7.3 sq mi (19 km2)  1.8%

Population as of the 2020 census was 49,558.

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