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Schoharie County Quick Facts

Founded in 1795
County seat: Schoharie
Largest city: Cobleskill


  • 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 2020 census was 29,714.

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.

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