The LC-LG Region’s most populous county, Clinton County, borders the U.S.-Canadian border and Lake Champlain. International trade and tourism help bolster the economy region’s northernmost county. The County is also home to two post-secondary educational institutions, SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton County Community College.
Located in the high peaks of the Adirondack Park, Essex County is the renowned destination of outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Essex County is home is to Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games, and Fort Ticonderoga, which played an important role in the Revolutionary War.
The LC-LG Region’s most rural county, Hamilton County, is home to much of the State’s wilderness lands. Within the last ten years, there has been a modest increase in the number employers within the region.
The economic leader in the LC-LG Region, Warren County, benefits from tourism activity in the greater Lake George area. Due to its relatively diverse economic base, Warren County boasts the highest per-capita income in the LC-LG Region. While located in Warren County, SUNY Adirondack (community college), is attended in large part by residents of Warren and Washington Counties.
Situated along the New York-Vermont border, Washington County serves as the LC-LG Region’s predominant farming community. Over the past ten years, the County has seen steady growth trends in employment and new employers.
Our services are directed at aiding local efforts that promote sustained economic growth and essential community services and development projects for local municipal governments and the business community. We boost economic development, support investment, and create jobs in the North Country.
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