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What’s it like to live in Greater Binghamton? These are the real, live stories behind some of our biggest attractions and coolest people.


In a place so steeped in a history of ingenuity and so supportive of a thriving arts scene, it’s only natural that two of those artists would dream up something this big.

Ewelina Zajac-Holdrege, Idea Kraft

“I get to live in a very beautiful country setting, and in just 15 minutes, I can be at my favorite restaurant, I can go to a movie theater, I can see a concert.”


Rolling hills, river basins and even a glen: These scenes attract hardcore groups of golfers and casual players alike.

Tri-Cities Opera

Opera is often regarded as entertainment exclusive to high society. But, like the city where it resides, Tri-Cities Opera has always been a bit different.

The Carousel Circuit

Binghamton is the Carousel Capital of the World. But, that’s not even the story. The story is how they got here.

Daniel Norton, Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP

“We’re able to explore things we have a shared interest in and spend time with family. That to me is the best part of living in Broome County.”

Roberson Museum and Science Center

It’s where the idea of a community space for art, history and science was born more than 65 years ago, when it was gifted to the people of Binghamton.

With rich history, vibrant arts, natural beauty, cool brews and great eats, Greater Binghamton is a wonderful place to live, work and play.

Picture a slower pace. Imagine life without the hassle of traffic. Embrace the opportunity to explore.

Give yourself some space with the same amenities of the big city or busy suburbs, minus the stress. Greater Binghamton is a place with plenty to discover at your own speed – and with a lower cost of living.

Binghamton and its surrounding communities are based on true stories of an innovative past that’s fueling a new creative culture you’ll find thriving in galleries, breweries and restaurants. Greater Binghamton’s quaint towns and villages offer simple living among picturesque surroundings.

Nature provides the perfect backdrop in all four seasons from rounds of golf in spring to snowshoe hikes among acres of parks and wilderness. This is a place to experience it all – and do it comfortably.

Relocation comes with many advantages that include affordable housing and exemplary education. It’s a great place to raise a family or just enjoy yourself.

We pride ourselves on providing our students with access to dedicated teachers, interesting extracurriculars and leadership opportunities that allow them to thrive. We prioritize individualized attention, keeping our class sizes below the state average, fostering a respectful and dedicated classroom environment.

Our area continues to attract private investment, redevelopment and new construction on a wide variety of projects. As we build upon our infrastructure while preserving our historic character in key areas of Greater Binghamton.

Greater Binghamton is a place to explore history, but not in the museum sense. Everywhere you look, old buildings and empty spaces are being transformed by modern visionaries. Miles of waterfront are being reimagined to support more recreation. Revitalized neighborhoods support everything from brilliant artists to busy shops.

Revisit urban life with drive-time travel to the East Coast and Canada’s biggest cities. Outdoor adventurers find themselves with the Catskill and Adirondack mountains in their own backyard. Wine aficionados can easily venture to the renowned Finger Lakes or New York’s most famous water feature, Niagara Falls.

However you spend your time, it takes on a greater value in Broome County. This is a place to reimagine and revitalize yourself.

Learn even more about our community in these stories reflecting the success of people and businesses in the Broome County community.