Green Island is a town-village in Albany County. Green Island is one of only five such town-village amalgams in New York. While the town of Green Island was once an island, it was connected to the mainland on the west side of the Hudson River in the 1960s. Green Island is the smallest town, by area, in New York, covering 0.7 of a square mile (1.8 km).
The Green Island Union Free School District serves students in the village of Green Island. The school often serves as a hub of the community, encouraging community participation in and attendance at sporting events, productions, concerts and other activities.
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Within a short drive, residents can visit a premiere shopping mall or enjoy a picnic in one of the many local and state parks. More than a dozen colleges and universities are nearby, including the State University of New York at Albany, The Sage Colleges, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Montreal, Boston and New York City are all within a few hours’ drive.