The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce Welcomes You!
A city of 72 square miles in upstate New York, Rome is in western Oneida County and part of the Mohawk River Valley, and has the distinction of being the second-largest city in area in New York State.
Oneida County is made up of three cities (Rome, Sherrill, and Utica), 26 towns, and 19 villages, and is located in central Upstate New York, situated with three exits (31, 32, 33) on the New York State Thruway (I-90).
The Mohawk River Valley encompasses 2,685 square miles and includes Oneida and Herkimer Counties. Twenty percent of the U.S. population lives within 300 miles of the Mohawk Valley, with four of the most populous U.S. cities within 250 miles: New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington, DC.
Located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Rome is a wonderful place to live, work and play whether you plan to visit, purchase a home or start a business. Progressive schools, safe streets, a strong labor force, countless recreational opportunities, amazing arts and entertainment and an abundance of historic treasures make Rome a special place to raise a family.
When you decide to come for a visit, call the Rome Chamber of Commerce at (315) 337-1700 and we’ll be happy to arrange a personal tour or visit the office at 139 W. Dominick St. and we’ll provide you with all the information you need to explore the area on your own.