Explore Schoharie County, NY

Schoharie County is a proud rural community nestled in the Mohawk Valley offering bucolic scenery, peaceful living and a high quality of life. With a  long history of agricultural production and essential community services, Schoharie County is a wonderful tourism destination and enjoy the beauty of the Mohawk Valley.

The Schoharie Valley farm stands and retail shops throughout the entire County offer stunning vistas and a wide variety of locally made products, fresh meats and produce. Schoharie County boasts several attractions including Howe Caverns, Secret Caverns, Vroman’s Nose hiking trail, Dr. Best House & Medical Museum, Iroquois Indian Museum, Landis Arboretum, and the Gilboa Museum, which features Devonian period fossils and historic artifacts.

Schoharie County Quick Facts

Founded in 1795
County seat: Schoharie
Largest city: Cobleskill

Area

  • Total 626 sq mi (1,620 km2)
  • Land 622 sq mi (1,610 km2)
  • Water 4.5 sq mi (12 km2)  0.7%

Population as of the 2010 census was 32,749.

Explore Schoharie County

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Historic Schoharie County

View a complete list of Schoharie County’s historical places.

Schoharie County Historic Districts

Breakabeen Historic District
Roughly bounded by River St., New Rt. 30, and Main St. to Bush Rd. , Breakabeen

Bute-Warner-Truax Farm
Truax Rd. , Charlotteville

Cobleskill Historic District
Irregular pattern along Washington Ave., Main, Grand, and Elm Sts. , Cobleskill

Lansing Manor House
2 mi. S of North Blenheim on NY 30 , Blenheim

North Blenheim Historic District
Also known as See Also:Old Blenheim Bridge
Both sides of NY 30, beside Schoharie Creek , Blenheim

Schoharie Valley Railroad Complex
Depot Lane , Schoharie

Sharon Springs Historic District (added 1994 – – #94000541)
Also known as See Also:American Hotel
Jct. of NY 10 and US 20 , Sharon Springs