Frontier Fact: 1 of a Kind

September 15, 2023

Frontier Fact: 1 of a Kind

The Adirondack Frontier is 1 of a kind.


Over the past 12 weeks you followed along as we shared a Frontier Fact every Friday. Today, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the remarkable facts that make this region truly special.

  • 1,350 vibrant small businesses πŸͺ
  • 1,697 breathtaking square miles of natural beauty 🌲
  • 3.2% unemployment rate, highlighting our strong community πŸ’ͺ
  • 25,000 housing units, each nestled within our picturesque landscapes 🏑
  • 2 airports connecting us to the world ✈️
  • 7 distinct downtowns, each with its own unique character πŸ™οΈ
  • 2,000 jobs supported by tourism, a testament to our hospitality πŸŒ„
  • 2 outstanding medical centers ensuring our health and well-being πŸ’‰
  • 67% dedicated forestland, preserving our wilderness 🌳
  • 209 megawatts of clean energy produced daily, leading the way towards sustainability ♻️
  • 4 innovative biotechnology companies shaping our future πŸ”¬
  • 656 farms, nurturing our community and traditions 🚜

These facts speak volumes about the incredible place we call home, and we couldn’t be prouder to share them with you.

But our journey doesn’t end here! As we transition into a new season, we’re also shifting our focus to a captivating new series: “Where the Wilderness Works.”

In this series, we’ll take you on a journey into the heart of what makes our economy work β€” where the inspiring stories of our priority industries come alive, intricately woven with the essence of our pristine wilderness. So, stay tuned.

We’re here to celebrate, inspire, and explore together!

Let’s Grow!


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