Welcome Home!

If you're new to Albany County, let us be the first to welcome you to your new home in New York's Capital Region!

Every day, Albany welcomes individuals and families who have selected the Capital Region as their new home, either for a new job or to experience the high quality of life that can be experienced here at the crossroads of the northeast. Where else can you find a vibrant arts and culture scene nestled between some of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the Northeast? Take a ride to discover small towns nearby or hop onto the highway for a short drive to Boston, New York City, or Montreal.

Being a resident of Albany comes with many advantages and we invite you to be active residents in your community so that this may continue. Support our local businesses, join a cause, get involved in your community, and remember to have fun and share your love of Albany with friends and family from around the globe. By doing so, you'll ensure that Albany remains prosperous for another 400 years!

While settling into a new city, we understand that it is important to find the right people to help take care of your needs in an efficient and professional manner. Below is a comprehensive listing of those professionals that make Albany a great place to live.

Visit Go CapNY for extensive information on relocating to New York's Capital Region. 

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