Otsego County is located in the south/central part of New York state and is home to a diverse mixture of industrial, manufacturing and high-tech enterprises, along with major educational and healthcare institutions.
The Village of Cooperstown, located at the south end of Otsego Lake, attracts many tourists to the Baseball Hall of Fame and to the New York State Historical Association museums. Its primary industry is healthcare as it is home to Bassett Medical Center, the headquarters of Bassett Healthcare Network and its more than 2,000 employees. The City of Oneonta is the home of Hartwick College, the State University of New York at Oneonta, A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, major retail activity and numerous small businesses. The county as a whole remains relatively rural with dairy farming as a contributing industry.
Otsego County residents are optimistic, hard working, and create an excellent work force. Truly, Otsego County, from its hardy, historical beginnings to its present forward-looking outlook, is able to help the business person meet the challenges of the 21st century. Otsego is a place of opportunity with a positive effect on those who live here, work here or who are just visiting.