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Discover Houses for Rent in Niskayuna, NY

Happily situated on the banks of the Mohawk River, Niskayuna, N.Y., is a vibrant community located just outside of Schenectady. The town has a long history dating back to the 17th century, and is an ideal place to find a home for rent and raise a family.

5 Interesting Facts About Niskayuna

  • The area now known as Niskayuna was first occupied by the Iroquois (also known as Mohawk), but the Dutch settled there in 1640.
  • The town's name is derived from the Algonkian-Mohawk word meaning "corn fields" or "corn flats."
  • The Town of Niskayuna became a political entity on the same day as the County of Schenectady - March 7, 1809.
  • The public schools in Niskayuna have been nationally recognized for their excellence.
  • The town has been home to several notable residents over the years, including Ivar Giaever, the 1972 winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, and Jeff Blatnick, winner of the gold medal in wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Helpful Resources for Niskayuna Renters

  • If you plan to enroll your children in Niskayuna's excellent public school system, be sure to browse the school district's website.
  • There are several beautiful parks in Niskayuna, including Blatnick Park and Lock 7 Park, which is right on the river. Check the weather forecast before embarking on a day of outdoor activities.
  • Visit the town's official website for important information, like where your polling place is and the day of the week your trash will be picked up.

Things to Do in and Around Niskayuna

Renters in Niskayuna have access to all the activities offered to Schenectady residents, as it's only 5 miles away. Catch a show at Proctor's Theatre or spend the day shopping at Crossgates Mall. Pet owners will love taking their furry friends to the Niskayuna Dog Park, and kids can take part in a variety of recreation programs offered by the town.

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The Mansions at Delmar

The Mansions at Delmar

Delmar, NY 12054 (11.60 miles)

Price: $1,125-$1,805

(518) 213-4766

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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The Lofts At Harmony Mills

The Lofts At Harmony Mills

Cohoes, NY 12047 (7.26 miles)

Price: $1,100-$3,500

(518) 213-4729

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 3

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Hampshire Apartments

Hampshire Apartments

Schenectady, NY 12309 (4.50 miles)

Price: $740-$1,040

(518) 213-4749

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Woodlake Apartments

Woodlake Apartments

Albany, NY 12203 (6.93 miles)

Price: From $890

(518) 396-5934

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Regency Park Apartments

Regency Park Apartments

Guilderland, NY 12084 (6.16 miles)

Price: From $905

(518) 213-4775

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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The Towers of Colonie

The Towers of Colonie

Albany, NY 12205 (4.94 miles)

Price: $890-$1,040

(518) 396-5929

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Albany Commons

Albany Commons

Albany, NY 12208 (9.50 miles)

Price: $800-$1,800

(518) 396-5913

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

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Elm Estates

Elm Estates

Selkirk, NY 12158 (13.67 miles)

Price: From $1,175

(518) 313-1616

Beds: 2 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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ORCHARD GARDEN APARTMENTS

ORCHARD GARDEN APARTMENTS

Delmar, NY 12054 (10.74 miles)

Price: $1,200

(518) 478-2901

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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The Kensington At Halfmoon

The Kensington At Halfmoon

Clifton Park, NY 12065 (6.26 miles)

Price: Please Call

(518) 203-1411

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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South Mall Towers, Inc- Senior Housing

South Mall Towers, Inc- Senior Housing

Albany, NY 12207 (10.27 miles)

Price: To $730

(518) 478-2888

Beds: Studio - 1, Baths: 1

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Williamsburg Court Apartments

Williamsburg Court Apartments

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (18.24 miles)

Price: From $725

(518) 633-5430

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Fort Hunter Reserve

Fort Hunter Reserve

Schenectady, NY 12303 (5.20 miles)

Price: From $895

(518) 631-3455

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Kelly St, Troy, NY 12180

Kelly St, Troy, NY 12180

Troy, NY 12180 (12.46 miles) (#OODLERENT3636417266)

Price: $800

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Great Bungalow in a very convenient location! - Three BR

Great Bungalow in a very convenient location! - Three BR

Albany, NY 12209 (10.53 miles) (#OODLERENT3641264722)

Price: $1,500

Beds: 3, Baths: 1

Vischer Ferry Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065

Vischer Ferry Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065

Clifton Park, NY 12065 (5.50 miles) (#OODLERENT3636471830)

Price: $1,700

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

single family house for rent - Three BR

single family house for rent - Three BR

Troy, NY 12180 (10.68 miles) (#OODLERENT3641184090)

Price: $800

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Clifton Park House for rent - Four BR House - HORSE FARM 12 park like acres

Clifton Park House for rent - Four BR House - HORSE FARM 12 park like acres

Clifton Park, NY 12065 (5.50 miles) (#OODLERENT3624175823)

Price: $3,750

Beds: 4, Baths: 4½

Brickhouse Rd, Stillwater, NY 12170

Brickhouse Rd, Stillwater, NY 12170

Stillwater, NY 12170 (13.25 miles) (#OODLERENT3636811045)

Price: $1,250

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

496 Old Niskayuna Rd - Two BR

496 Old Niskayuna Rd - Two BR

Colonie, NY 12110 (2.74 miles) (#OODLERENT3540228655)

Price: $1,450

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

7th Ave, Troy, NY 12180

7th Ave, Troy, NY 12180

Troy, NY 12180 (8.77 miles) (#OODLERENT3636805673)

Price: $795

Beds: 3, Baths: 1

Albany House for rent - This House is a must see. Washer/Dryer Hookups!

Albany House for rent - This House is a must see. Washer/Dryer Hookups!

Albany, NY 12207 (10.06 miles) (#OODLERENT3624219010)

Price: $1,880

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

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