Moving to Indian Lake, located in the center of the six million acre Adirondack Park in upstate New York, has its benefits. While we do not have any traffic lights, that doesn’t mean life here is not progressive. New businesses and residents are moving in everyday. We cherish the fact that folks like to slow their pace down while they are here, stopping to smell the pines, dip their toes in our streams, and/or hike our 120 miles of public, multi-purpose trails. Our four seasons offer constant change with plenty of activities to enjoy recreation in a new ways.
Our K-12 school is excellent, amazing, and offers a one (1) to five (5) teacher to student ratio in classrooms, as well as partnering with community colleges for distance learning.
Emergency services (fire and ambulance) are available in Indian Lake and Blue Mountain Lake, as well as county and state police. Healthcare services within Indian Lake include the Indian Lake Health Care Center operated by Hudson Headwaters Health Service. Hamilton County Health and Human Services provides assistance with mental health, substance abuse, youth programming and support and home health care.
AREA: 170,000 acres of land and water bodies
ELEVATION: 1660.1 feet
MEDIAN AGE: 54.3
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME: $52,563
MEDIAN HOME VALUE: $149,023
INDUSTRY: (1) Educational, Health Care and Social Services=27.5%; (2) Construction=18.2%; AND (3) Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Service=15.1%
AVG. HIGH/LOW TEMPS: 74.4°/4.5°
AVG. ANNUAL PRECIPITATION: .25 inches
AVG. SNOWFALL: 111 inches
The Town of Indian Lake is governed by a four-member Town Council and the Town Supervisor, all are elected positions. Administrative offices are located in the Town Hall including Town Clerk & tax Collector, Supervisor, Zoning Office, and Accountant. In addition to housing these offices, the Town Court is located here as well. The Town has a set of zoning by-laws that regulate all land development, building construction and property uses. Permits are required before any activity may take place.
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Indian Lake and Blue Mountain Lake are walking towns and we welcome our canine friends. Please pick up after your dog in all public areas including woodland trails. Your dog must be on a leash at all times and under control. Please do not leave your friend tied unattended or in a car in the heat.
The link above will share everything you need to know about our amazing six million acre park!
Whether you’re visiting for the first time or already planning your move, you’ll feel at ease in Indian Lake thanks to a setting and community that foster both relaxation and exploration. And we’d love to help you get to know every nook and cranny of our town!
Contact Christine Pouch, Town of Indian Lake Economic Development, Marketing & Events Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-648-5828 for more information.