Saratoga County is a county located in the eastern part of the state of New York and is part of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metropolitan Area and has a population of approximately 243,000 people as of the 2020 census. The county seat is Ballston Spa.
The county is named after the Saratoga Springs, which is known for its mineral springs and health benefits.
Saratoga County is known for several state parks and nature preserves in the area, including Saratoga Spa State Park, Moreau Lake State Park, and the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. The county is also home to several lakes and reservoirs, including Saratoga Lake, Ballston Lake, and the Great Sacandaga Lake.
The county is also home to several colleges and universities, including Skidmore College and SUNY Empire State College.
Only around 14% of households in Saratoga County use fuel oil according to a 2019 survey.