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Planning for a Better Future in the Adirondacks

September 27th, 2007 · 3 Comments · News

Did you know that Hamilton County in the Adirondacks has the lowest population density out of any county in New York? Well, it’s true – 1/km² (3/mi²). I also think it may be the only county in New York that does not feature a stoplight. Interesting, right? Add the fact that most of the land is owned by the state and is “forever wild”. One would rightly assume that economic development has been and will always be a challenge there.

Here’s an event of interest which I highly recommend:

How to Sustain and Grow an Adirondack Business

OCTOBER 10, 2007

10:00AM (SHARP) – 4:00PM (SHARP)

In the morning, seven different Hamilton County business owners will tell us how they are meeting the challenges of our highly seasonal economy; what has worked and what has not, what the future looks like and what support is needed.

The afternoon session will be turned over to local officials, state officials, a banker and perhaps a surprise guest. They will react to what they heard in the morning. They’ll tell us how they can help and what services are available. And we’ll get a glimpse of the future through their eyes.

We’ll hear from the audience also.

This will be an action oriented, practical day about bringing bodies through our doors NOW, not in the distant future. You will leave with plans to implement.

The museum cafeteria will be open for lunch and registrants will receive a free pass to the Adirondack Museum for the day.

Pre-registration required. Don’t miss this one!
Register at: 1-800-648-5239
Or email:

Presented by The Adirondack Museum and Hamilton County Tourism.

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3 Comments so far ↓

  • Brian

    I go up there whenever I can precisely because it’s so beautiful.

  • TourPro

    It’s a journey from up here, we make it to Little Tupper at least once a year for a paddle trip. Hmmm…maybe this weekend?

  • Portugal Villas

    It is amazing to hear of such a low population density for a county in the state of New York. I have been working on setting up categories for a classified ads list for New York state and looking at the information of wikipedia found an astonishing number of cities there.

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