Located in Northeast Dutchess County Amenia is a crossroads town that includes 7 Hamlets – Amenia, Wassaic, South Amenia, Smithfield Valley, Amenia Union, Wassaic Creek and Sharon Station. Within its boundaries you’ll find some of the most beautiful land anywhere in the county, with horse farms, wide fields and rolling hills. Much of this land is protected against development by the Dutchess Land Conservancy. The N.A.A.C.P was founded in Amenia, at the Troutbeck Estate.
Things to love:
- Paradise for lovers of the outdoors – hiking, fly fishing, golf, tennis
- Easy access to NYC – Hamlet of Wassaic is the last (northernmost) stop on the Metro North Line
- Gorgeous vistas – Southern Taconic Mountains
- History – The N.A.A.C.P was founded in Amenia, at the Troutbeck Estate