Whether you are relocating for your job or for a change in lifestyle, learning about a new area before moving can be a challenge.  Browse the links below for more information about towns, schools, transportation, medical facilities and local media in our region.

Fesette agents are active members within the community, and will help to educate you about the region.  Your Fesette agent can provide insight and guidance as you refine your home search to locate properties that meet your needs.


Fesette Realty serves the North Country’s Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties.  Links provided are for the most populated towns in each county.

Clinton County

City of Plattsburgh
Rouses Point
Town of Plattsburgh

Essex County

Lake Placid
Saranac Lake

Franklin County


Schools & Colleges

The North Country is a large region with many centrally located school districts, as well as two highly ranked colleges.

Clinton County

Ausable Valley Central School District
Beekmantown Central School District
Chazy Rural Central School District
Northern Adirondack Central School District
Northeastern Clinton Central School District
Peru Central School District
Plattsburgh Central School District
Saranac Central School District
Seton Catholic

Essex County

Ausable Valley Central School District
Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District
Lake Placid Central School District
Saranac Lake Central School District
Willsboro Central School District

Franklin County

Chateauguay Central School District
Malone Central School District


Clinton Community College
SUNY Plattsburgh


The area is easily accessible by car via the Interstate-87 corridor, which connects the region with both Montreal, QC Canada and points south including Albany and New York City.  Amtrak also provides daily service from Montreal to New York City.  Burlington, Vermont sits across Lake Champlain and can be reached by ferry or bridge.

Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) is located directly off Interstate-87 and offers flights by US Airways Express, Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines.  Burlington International Airport (BTV) offers additional carriers including Jet Blue, Delta and others.

Burlington International Airport
Lake Champlain Ferries
Plattsburgh International Airport

Medical Centers

Plattsburgh is home to Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, a member of The University of Vermont Health Network, affording the region access to excellent health care in a range of specialties.

Other area hospitals include Alice Hyde Medical Center in Franklin County and Elizabethtown Community Hospital, a member of The University of Vermont Health Network, in Essex County.  Adirondack Medical Center sits on the border of both counties and is accessible to residents in southern Franklin and northern Essex Counties.

Adirondack Medical Center
Alice Hyde Medical Center
Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
Elizabethtown Community Hospital


Access information across the region through local media resources, including daily newspapers and television news affiliates.


Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Press Republican
The Malone Telegram


Local CBS Affiliate WCAX
Local NBC Affiliate WPTZ
Regional PBS Station WCFE

For additional information about our region, visit the North Country Chamber of Commerce at