Centrally located, family oriented.
Located in southern Herkimer County, the village of Herkimer and its surrounding communities are part of the Mohawk Valley region, with the cities of Little Falls to the east, and Utica and Rome to the west. The area is made up of family-oriented communities comprised of small towns and villages offering a full range of services and amenities in a relaxing setting. The area boasts a low-cost of living and good quality of life.
Centrally located within a four-hour drive of New York City, Niagara Falls, Buffalo, Toronto, Boston, and Montreal, Herkimer lies in the foothills of the Adirondacks — one of the nation’s largest and most beautiful parks. From skiing to camping and hiking the high peaks, the mountains provide year-round recreation only an hour away. And with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the New York State Fair, and the Turning Stone Resort Casino nearby, there is never a shortage of things to do.
Herkimer College is the only college located in Herkimer County, but the region is home to 25,000 college students on 11 campuses, the closest being SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), Utica College, Mohawk Valley Community College, and Utica School of Commerce.