Moving to Schenectady County

Welcome to Schenectady County — a great place to work, live and raise a family. Born in the spirit of discovery, Schenectady County blazed new trails in electricity, transportation and technology. Here, the Erie Canal provided a way west, Thomas Edison founded the General Electric Company, Schenectady County's American Locomotive Works moved our nation forward. And it is here that Schenectady County is creating new opportunities in research, technology and innovation for future trailblazers. 

Drivers License, Title & Registration 
Schenectady County Department of Motor Vehicles 
267 State Street 
Schenectady, NY 12305
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Police, Fire, and Ambulance (emergency): 911, TTY 911
Schenectady County Sheriff's Department 
320 Veeder Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12307
Fire Departments Listing
Hospitals & Rehabilitation Centers
Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
Ellis Medicine
Main Campus
1101 Nott Street, Schenectady
Bellevue Woman's Care Center
2210 Troy Road, Niskayuna
McClellan Campus
600 McClellan Street, Schenectady


Sunnyview Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
1270 Belmont Ave
Schenectady, NY 12308
Postal Service
Post Office Locator from the USPS
USPS - Change of Address Tool
Trash Collection & Recycling
Contact your Town Clerk to find out who provides residential waste hauling service in your community.
Schenectady County Recycling Information
Schenectady County Household Hazardous Waste Program
City of Schenectady - Trash Collection
Schenectady County Board of Elections
388 Broadway
Suite E
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: (518) 377-2469
Fax: (518) 377-2716