Overview of Delmar
The small hamlet of Delmar is located within the town of Bethlehem, N.Y., in Albany County. The diverse and vibrant community of Bethlehem is also home to Elsmere, Glenmont, Selkirk, Slingerlands and South and North Bethlehem hamlets. Residents have close access to a high-quality school system, diverse parks and outstanding recreational options for young and old. In close proximity to the city of Albany, residents in Delmar apartments for rent get a taste of city life in a rural suburban setting. According to City-Data, approximately 8,400 residents lived in Delmar in 2007.
Living in Delmar, NY
Incorporated in 1793, the town of Bethlehem has a deep rooted history because of the close proximity to the oldest continuing settlement in the nation, Albany. Because of this, there are 12 National Register of Historic Places in the community, including Delmar’s U.S. Post Office and the VanDerHyden House.
Although many people in Delmar apartments travel to Albany for employment, there are plenty of opportunities throughout the county. Some of the top job providers include Golub Group, Albany Medical Center, KAPL, the Center for Disability Services and Empire Blue Cross.
Delmar Attractions and Special Events
Delmar is close to the Adirondack, Catskill and Berkshire mountains, which are perfect for an afternoon or weekend getaway year-round. Boating and other water sports are enjoyed during the summer months at Lake George and Lake Placid, and skiers, hikers and climbers take advantage of the snow-capped mountains during the winter.
Attending art, culture and sporting events is easy as well, as residents can travel just north to Albany. The annual Tulip Festival in May attracts many people and the exquisite art and culture atmosphere various from historic architecture to modern art galleries.
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