Located in the Capital Region of New York State, Schenectady County is a quiet, picturesque place with plenty of small town charm and appeal. Rich in history, visitors and residents enjoy such historical treasures as the Schenectady Locomotive Works and the historic Stockade District. Also plentiful are the natural wonders among the county. The Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail passes through the county and there are dozens of parks and recreation areas that any outdoor enthusiast would enjoy. Each of the schools in Schenectady County is located in a scenic and close-knit community. Many offer enrichment programs and various opportunities for student achievement. With top-notch technology and resources, the schools in Schenectady are among the finest in the state, making it not only a beautiful but also a smart place to live.