Hamilton is located in Madison County, in the center of New York State.
Madison County offers relocating and expanding businesses strategic logistical advantages, access to higher education, and a wide selection of shovel-ready properties. Located in the geographic center of New York State, Madison County is nestled between Syracuse and Utica-Rome and a regional population of one million people. Its location offers businesses exceptional transportation options, including ready access to Interstates, Class I rail, airports, and barge access to the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes.
Madison County has a regional workforce of over 433,000, with strengths in agriculture, alternative energy, back office & call centers, logistics & distribution, and manufacturing. There are numerous industrial parks, as well as a deep inventory of available sites and buildings, many of them shovel-ready, to speed your time to market.
Madison County itself is largely rural, with lots of wide open spaces and a cost of living that is 10% lower than the U.S. average. A vibrant Community Supported Agriculture program brings locally-grown food to residents nearly year-round. And the big-city amenities of Syracuse, Utica and Rome, New York, are only an hour away. Seventeen area colleges and universities provide workforce training and education, and also enhance the region's high quality of life. Madison County's energetic college-age population that is 45% larger, on a percentage basis, than the U.S. average.
Contact the Madison County IDA to learn more about the advantages of growing your business in the Town/Village of Hamilton and Madison County, New York.