The Town of Colonie is the Capital Region’s largest town and a major gateway for interstate commerce in the Northeast, housing Albany International Airport and being to the immediate north of the major Interstates 87/91 interchange. Spanning 58 square miles, this suburban town sits in the middle of the cities of Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Troy, Cohoes and Watervliet. It is situated just minutes away from major semiconductor and life sciences R&D centers at SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Albany Nanotech Complex, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and GE Research. The region’s premier retail destination, Wolf Road, is anchored by the 1.3 million square-foot Colonie Center.
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The Town of Colonie is a Bronze-certified Climate Smart Community.
Our Quality of Life
Colonie is well known for its high, desirable quality of life. Our award winning community is proud of all of our assets that allow us to stake such a bold claim! Our local business, community facilities, and more are regularly ranked among the highest in Upstate New York. Our Best Of below sites are just a sampling of what makes Colonie great and choice community for all!