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A sleepy city bisected by the Mohawk River, Amsterdam, N.Y., is full of business opportunities and neighborly pride. Homes for rent in Amsterdam have access to a stalwart school system, interesting cultural attractions and a rising public profile as a key player in New York's emerging "Tech Valley."

Interesting Facts for Renters in Amsterdam

  • Named by Dutch settlers after its more famous counterpart in the Netherlands, Amsterdam was incorporated as a village in 1830 and a city in 1885. 
  • Public transit options in Amsterdam include commuter service to Albany and other regional destinations, as well as a city-wide bus system.
  • Students in kindergarten through grade 12 are served by the Greater Amsterdam School District, which is comprised of four elementary schools and two secondary schools. Fulton-Montgomery Community College has a campus in Amsterdam, while nearby Schenectady has a number of higher learning institutions, including Union College and Schenectady County Community College.

Great Resources for Amsterdam Renters

  • Amsterdam's official website is a one-stop shop for new city residents, as it provides ample information about recreation options, business opportunities, news, events and government in the city. 
  • The Amsterdam Recorder is the local paper, offering news, events, opinion pages and opportunities for residents to digitally interact with one another.

Things to Do in and Around Amsterdam

Upstate New York has earned its reputation as a beautiful place, and there's no shortage of ways to get in touch with nature in Amsterdam or just outside the city. Nearby outdoor areas include the Charleston State Forest, Great Sacandaga Lake and the Green Mountain National Forest, a 416,000-acre ecological preserve and recreational area located just over the Vermont border. Albany, which is only about a 40-minute drive away, includes some gorgeous natural scenery, first-rate museums and historic sites and a variety of entertainment options, from the family-friendly Tulip Festival to a thriving restaurant and nightlife scene.

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The Mansions at Delmar

The Mansions at Delmar

Delmar, NY 12054 (27.72 miles)

Price: $1,125-$1,805

(518) 213-4766

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Lofts At Harmony Mills

The Lofts At Harmony Mills

Cohoes, NY 12047 (26.96 miles)

Price: $1,100-$3,500

(518) 213-4729

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 3

Current Rent Specials
The Landings

The Landings

Clifton Park, NY 12065 (23.66 miles)

Price: Please Call

(518) 880-2799

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Albany

Furnished Studio - Albany

Albany, NY 12206 (25.57 miles)

Price: From $1,365

(518) 213-2204

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
The Alexander at Patroon Creek

The Alexander at Patroon Creek

Albany, NY 12206 (26.25 miles)

Price: From $1,395

(518) 480-2183

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Sheridan Apartments

Sheridan Apartments

Schenectady, NY 12308 (16.10 miles)

Price: From $820

(518) 213-4755

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Tivoli Park Apartments

Tivoli Park Apartments

Albany, NY 12206 (27.30 miles)

Price: From $755

(518) 396-5940

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Adams Station Apartments

Adams Station Apartments

Delmar, NY 12054 (28.66 miles)

Price: $1,050-$1,280

(518) 396-5937

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Bridgewater Apartments

Bridgewater Apartments

Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (16.60 miles)

Price: From $779

(518) 396-5941

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Skyline Gardens Apartments

Skyline Gardens Apartments

Albany, NY 12207 (29.43 miles)

Price: $682-$843

(518) 213-4774

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Shady Lane At Socha Plaza

Shady Lane At Socha Plaza

Glenville, NY 12302 (13.95 miles)

Price: Please Call

(518) 649-9308

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
Mountain View Terrace

Mountain View Terrace

Latham, NY 12110 (23.92 miles)

Price: From $895

(518) 213-2856

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials

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