The North Country is a region of the U.S. state of New York that encompasses the state's extreme northern frontier, bordered by Lake Champlain on the east, the Adirondack Mountains to the south, the Canadian border to the north, and Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway to the west. A mostly rural area, the North Country includes seven counties. Lake George, a popular tourist and sightseeing spot, is partially located within the North Country. Fort Drum, a U.S. Army base, is also located in the North Country, as is the Adirondack Park. As of 2009, the population of the region was 429,092.
The North Country encompasses the following counties:
- Clinton County;
- Essex County;
- Franklin County;
- Hamilton County;
- Jefferson County;
- Lewis County;
- St. Lawrence County
- Warren County (partial).
- North Country travel guide from Wikivoyage
- Development Authority of the North Country website, a New York state public benefit corporation
- Hudson River-Black River Regulating District website, a New York state public benefit corporation