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Utica, NY

Utica, NY

Utica, NY

Highlights on moving to Utica, NY!
If moving to Utica is in your plans, you’ll love this great city! It’s situated right at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, in the Mohawk Valley region of central New York. Utica offers exquisite beauty and great family-friendly living. With a population of around 62,000, Utica is known as a city rich in culture, history and diversity. In fact, USA Today chose the city as one of the 10 Greatest Places with International Flair in 2009.

Moving to Utica – What to expect

The weather in Utica. Utica has a hot, humid summers and cold (sometimes severely) winters. The average snowfall is 88.3 inches! It’s a ski lover’s paradise, so bring your cold-weather gear. Fun fact: The all-time lowest temperature recorded in Utica was -28 degrees on February 18, 1979.  D

Getting around in Utica. If you’re looking for public transportation you might want to check out Centro, providing transportation within the city Monday through Saturday and connecting Utica to the surrounding cities. Utica has several options for air travel as well: Griffiss International Airport is located in Oneida County and is a public airport for residents’ needs. Syracuse Hancock International Airport is located just 44 miles from Utica and offers flights to Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, Detroit, Cleveland, Orlando, Philadelphia, Toronto, and more!

Utica educational opportunities. Utica offers several higher education options: Utica College offers several undergraduate and graduate programs; Empire State College's Utica campus offers associates, bachelors and masters programs; and Utica School of Commerce offers associates degrees and certificate programs in business. If you have grade school children, the Utica City School District serves children in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Things to do in Utica. It’s fun here! It won’t take long to discover that Utica is home to many local attractions. With all the snow that falls in the winter, ;et’s start with the great skiing options: Val Bialas Sports Center offers several trails with differing degrees of difficulty, along with a separate sledding hill, cross-country skiing, ice skating, chalet activities and a driving range. BREIA ski area is located close by Utica and is funded by a private family foundation as a gift to the people of New York. All access to their three trails and facilities is free! Now, let’s move on to fun in the sun: You’ll definitely want to check out Verona Beach State Park during the warmer months. It’s located on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake, and offers camping, picnic areas, biking, horse trails, fishing and even hunting during the appropriate seasons.

Moving to Utica, New York – New Resident Links

City Website
Chamber of Commerce
City Departments
Department of Motor Vehicles

The service center for Utica, NY is located in East Syracuse, NY.

Information about Utica, NY

Est. Population: 58040
County: Oneida
Latitude: 43.1000
Longitude: -75.2333
Zip Codes: 13501