Introduction to Westmere, New York
Westmere, New York, in Albany county, is 6 miles NW of Albany, New York (center to center) and 135 miles N of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Albany - Schenectady - Troy metro area, the town is home to some 7,188 residents.
Westmere is situated in the Town of Guilderland, which was a Dutch colony in the 17th century. Guilderland, which was established in 1803 from a portion of Town of Watervliet, supplied ammunition and fuel during the Second World War. It was fragmented in its loyalties at the time of the American Revolution.
Westmere and Nearby Attractions
- New York State Museum
- The Children’s Museum Of Science And Technology
- Fort Hunter Park
- Empire Golf
Things To Do In Westmere
Those who enjoy golf may visit the Empire Golf and the Sycamore Country Club, while those interested in history and museums can visit the Children’s Museum Of Science And Technology and the New York State Museum.
Air transportation is available at the Albany International airport.
Westmere Higher Education
Colleges near Westmere include Excelsior College, The College of Saint Rose, Siena College, and Schenectady County Community College.