Town of Durham
Unequaled scenic, cultural, historical, natural and recreational opportunities. “5 state” vistas, stone bridges, waterfalls and New York State designated scenic roads continue to make Durham one of the best vacation destinations in New York State.
Just 30 minutes from Albany and 2 hours from New York City, packed into 49 square miles and 33,000 acres, sits the Town of Durham, the gateway to the Catskill Mountains, with its magnificent vistas, woodlands and mountains. First settled in 1771, this rural and pastoral community with its crisp clean air, friendly, outgoing people and old fashioned hospitality.
The 4 Hamlets of Durham include, East Durham, “the Emerald Isle of the Catskills”, Durham, located on the scenic Susquehanna Turnpike, “the gateway to the mountains,” Cornwallville, a designated historic district, and Oak Hill, one of the eleven “Historic Hamlets of New York.” Read more >>
Nestled at the northern end of the Catskill Mountains and bordered on the east by the Hudson River, Greene County is a great place to live and work. The area offers an unusual blend of an extraordinary rural setting dotted by historic villages and towns, a complete range of goods and services, excellent educational programs, vast recreational opportunities and an outstanding business community.
Located just two hours north of New York City and a half-hour south of New York State’s Capital District, Greene County is easily accessible by I-87, as well as by nearby air, rail and bus lines. Read more >>