Located in the heart of New York State, Herkimer County's Central New York location means close proximity to all major markets in the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada. Within 300 miles of Herkimer County, you will find 25% of the total population of the U.S. and Canada, and even a greater concentration of the industrial wealth. Whether it's New York City, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Toronto or Montreal ,our highway, rail, and air transportation network provides the linkages necessary to service this vast market area.

...The Heart of New York

  • A Quality Labor Force with Diverse Skills
  • Affordable Industrial Sites and Available Facilities
  • Low Cost Utilities
  • Quality Educational Facilities
  • Multiple Health Care Facilities
  • Prime Central New York Location
  • Excellent Transportation Network
  • Stimulating Cultural Attractions and Four-Season Recreational Area

A Revolutionary Tradition

Today, Herkimer County is at the epicenter of another history-making revolution.

In colonial times, New York's sprawling Herkimer County was known as the Breadbasket of the American Revolution, with its fertile farmlands providing vital nourishment for the struggling colonists and soldiers fighting the war.

A century later, this area was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution, leading the nation into an exciting new era of growth and prosperity with innova tions in agriculture, textile and metal manufacturing, power generation and transportation.

Today, Herkimer County is at the epicenter of another history-making revolution now underway in this country and throughout the world: the high-tech revolution.

The region is an integral part of the new and developing Tech Valley, a 19-county region throughout eastern New York State that is currently home to more than 1,000 technology companies whose annual economic impact is $5 billion.

Historic Herkimer County is emerging as a global technology hub, offering the critical resources that new, existing and expanding businesses need to develop breakthrough technologies that will help shape the future.

As it has for the past several decades, Herkimer County will continue to play an important role in the development of nanotechnology, fiber optics, LED technology, medical devices, renewable energy, and military and aerospace equipment.

A Revolutionary Tradition
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