Welcome to the Columbia County Planning Department

Patrice O. Perry, Director
401 State Street
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-3375


Columbia County, NY

  • Located 100 miles North of New York City on the East side of the Hudson River
  • Bordered by  Rensselaer County to the North, Greene County to the West, Dutchess County to the South, and Berkshire County MA to the East.
  • Established - April 4, 1786
  • Land area - 648 square miles
  • Population - 63,096 (2010 census)
Topographic image courtesy Natural Earth