With its relaxed country feel and scenery to match, Columbia County boasts some of the prettiest landscapes in New York State. Located in eastern New York and bordering the Hudson River, Columbia County offers a rich history with modern conveniences. Many come to Columbia just to take in the outdoors and quickly realize that there are many cultural and artistic qualities to the county as well. Its schools have a tight community feel and strive to produce well-educated and balanced citizens. There is emphasis placed on math and science and the schools often take advantage of the bountiful natural resources of the area. Columbia County has an old country appeal that beckons for you to slow down, take in the scenery and enjoy life.