Town of Rochester

Town of Rochester

Rochester, a town consisting of several hamlets was incorporated on 1/25/1703 and organized as a town on March 3, 1788. The town is nearest the geographic center of Ulster County. The seat of town government is located in the hamlet of Accord.

The town of Rochester is well known for its natural beauty and picturesque settings. Many of the original hamlets settled in the 1700’s still exist. Each hamlet has a unique history and contributes to the unique essence of the town. Driving through the Town of Rochester on the Route 209 corridor displays the meeting of the past with the present. There are many family owned farms known for local fruit/vegetables stands as well as pick your own sections. There are local Christmas tree farms and corn mazes each autumn. In addition, Rochester has many one of a kind attactions–Accord Speedway and Skatetime209, small owned business and local artists promote tourism within the town.

Most of all, Rochester nestled between two mountains and within the Rondout Valley is a most wonderful place to call home. Rich in heritage, proud of “home grown” Rochester offers something for everyone.

If you wish to join the Ulster County Republican Committee, please contact your Committee Chair below.

Town Council

Cindy Fornino (R,C) 687-7328

Brian Drabkin (R) 687-4711

Town Justice

Albert Babcock (R) 626-2522

 Tim Bunch 532-6315

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