East Greenbush: A Beautiful Suburban City Just Outside the Border of Albany, NY
The town of East Greenbush lies east of Albany, with the Hudson River bordering its southwestern edge. Originally an agricultural community, East Greenbush has an attractive suburban setting with gently rolling hills and the scenic Taconic mountains to its north. Its location makes it an easy commute to the surrounding cities of Albany, Troy and Schenectady.
The city enjoys the use of two parks, with summer bringing a "Music in the Park" series at Onderdonk Park. The economy of this community is healthy and growing, with a median household income above state average. East Greenbush is conveniently located to many urban and area attractions such as shopping centers, professional sports teams and historical sites.
The population of East Greenbush is approximately 16,000 and serves a student body of 4,600 within its seven schools. The East Greenbush School District is an award-winning district that consistently meets and surpasses NYS standards for education.
East Greenbush enjoys an easy commute in and out of the surrounding cities, with immediate access to I90 and other major roadways. Amtrak rail service is just 5 miles away in Rensselaer, Albany International Airport is 12 miles and Albany Medical Center is only 9 miles away. There are six universities within 15 miles:
- Siena College
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Hudson Valley Community College
- Excelsior College
- The College of Saint Rose
- SUNY Albany
East Greenbush offers something for everyone, with a location that makes it possible to enjoy the sights and sounds of the nearby cities, or to relax and pursue activities of a more peaceful nature.