Western Otsego County


Western Otsego County, including the towns of Butternuts, Gilbertsville, and many more, represents a charming slice of rural Upstate New York. Known for its rich agricultural history, this area is dotted with farms, historic buildings, and untouched natural landscapes. The town of Butternuts, nestled along Butternut Creek, exudes an idyllic appeal that is quintessential to this part of the state. It’s a haven for those seeking tranquility away from urban hustle and bustle, offering a peaceful environment intertwined with a sense of community. Visitors can explore the Butternut Valley Historic District to dive into the local history or enjoy the recreational opportunities provided by the county’s numerous trails, parks, and waterways.

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