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    Approximately 195 farms exist in Fulton County, producing dairy products, fruit, vegetables, grain crops and livestock. These farms are comprised of 38,762 acres - 24,439 acres which are harvested cropland.
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    In January, the mean is 19 degrees and in July, 70 degrees.
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    Residents and tourists enjoy year round events including dramatic theater, library programs, sporting events, historic sites, and an array of musical festivities. Local merchants and businesses sponsor parades, historic exhibits, a bicycle race, children's storytelling, a triathlon, outhouse races on ice, snowmobile competitions, the Fulton County Art Show and Oktoberfest, among other outdoor fairs, festivals and markets.
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    Numerous savings institutions and commercial banks, many part of state-wide networks, serve consumer and commercial needs. Members include First Niagara Bank, First Choice Financial Federal Credit Union, Key Bank and NBT. Also local stock and bond brokers, and financial planning services are readily available, as are the services of several finance companies.
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    Labor

    by emeryadmin· June 04, 2015· in Community Overview· 0 comments tags: gloversville, labor
    The total civilian labor force is 24,500. Manufacturing accounts for 2,600 jobs.
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    This 533-square mile area in eastern New York State is midway between Utica and Albany-Schenectady-Troy. North are the Adirondack Mountains and south lies the Mohawk River Valley. Fulton County is within a four-hour drive from all major metropolitan areas in the Northeast.
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    Media

    by emeryadmin· June 04, 2015· in Community Overview· 0 comments tags: gloversville, media
    Fulton County electronic and print mediums include one daily newspaper, two others with Fulton County editions, and several regional, weekly and monthly newspapers serving specific geographic locations and subscribers. Two county radio stations broadcast both AM and FM programs. Two public access television stations are available, and there is a locally owned television station. Cable television subscribers enjoy a myriad of channels.
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    With convenient access to metropolitan areas, Fulton County residents enjoy the advantages of city life. Nearby is Saratoga Springs, home of the celebrated Saratoga Racetracks and Saratoga Performing Arts Center - summer home of the New York City Ballet and Philadelphia Orchestra. Albany, the capital of New York State, is 35 miles southeast and offers museums, theaters, shopping and more. Baseball fans enjoy the Baseball Hall of Fame, located in Cooperstown, immediately southwest of Fulton County.
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    Population in 2013: Gloversville - 15,315 Fulton County - 54,586
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    Fulton County, located north of New York State Thruway (1-90), west of Interstate 87 and northwest of Interstate 88, provides direct linkage to all major population areas in the Northeast. State Routes 30, 30A, 10 and 29 connect the traveler to the interstate highways.
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