The Village of Castleton-on-Hudson is located in southern Rensselaer County in the beautiful Hudson Valley of upstate New York. It is a residential community located on the east shore of the Hudson River about 15 miles south of the Capital District, yet it maintains the serenity of an upstate rural town.

Castleton is about 2 square miles in area, and has a population of about 1,600 persons and about 500 households. The average size of households is 2.5, the median value of owner-occuppied homes is $98,900, and the median household income is $44,141. The Village offers refuse removal, sewerage, and village water. The village sponsors the Castleton Kids Program, a non-profit school aged child care program, and the Castleton Youth Commission which provides programs for the youth of the community.

The Village contains a 40 unit senior citizens apartment building, and has an active Senior Citizen organization that sponsors day trips, activities such as celebrating birthdays, covered dish dinners, and a chicken barbecue for seniors in the community. Also, the Riverside Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, which is an 80 bed skilled nursing facility, is located in Castleton.

The Village has a volunteer Fire Company and a Volunteer Ambulance Service, and is located in the Schodack Central School District. Information about the businesses, churches, and other organizations that are located in the Castleton area is provided in the Community Directory.

Drive times from the Village of Castleton to nearby locations are provided below:

  • Albany International Airport - 24 minutes
  • East Greenbush - 15 minutes
  • Downtown Albany - 19 minutes
  • Saratoga Springs - 52 minutes
  • Schenectady - 34 minutes
  • Troy - 26 minutes

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