Montgomery County Real Estate Closing Lawyers
About Montgomery County, New York:
Montgomery County is located in the northeast portion of New York State approximately 50 miles northwest of Albany. Inhabited by the Mohawk Indians for hundreds of years until the European colonization, Montgomery County covers an area of 410 square miles and has a population of approximately 50,000. Montgomery County is surrounded by Fulton County to the north, Schoharie County to the south, Saratoga and Schenectady Counties to the east, and Otsego County to the southwest. The Erie Canal runs through Montgomery County parallel to the Mohawk River.
Montgomery County was established in 1772 during the time that the British ruled the colonies. Originally named Tryon County, the county was renamed after the Revolutionary war hero Richard Montgomery who died in 1775 in the battle of Quebec. Originally Montgomery County was much larger than it is today. The borders were changed a number of times over the years with different areas being sectioned off to create new counties until 1838 when Fulton County was split off from Montgomery County to establish what are the current borders of Montgomery County. The median house sale price in Montgomery County in 2020 was $112,500.
Popular attractions include the Arkell Museum, Fort Klock Restoration, Wintergreen Park, and the Fort Plain Museum. Montgomery County Real Estate Attorneys are prepared to assist and represent buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties throughout Montgomery County including Glen, Fultonville, Minden, Ames, Palatine, Amsterdam, Florida, Hagaman, Charleston, Nelliston, Fonda, Mohawk, Root, Canajoharie, Fort Johnson, St. Johnsville, and Fort Plain.