Halfmoon is a town in Saratoga County named for the Dutch ship of the same name which sailed the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers.
Halfmoon was founded in 1788 and is a scenic community with a current population of over 20,000 residents. A growing community, Halfmoon offers excellent educational institutions, friendly neighborhoods, numerous historical sites, Senior Programs and recreational trails and parks that have many activities for individuals of all ages.
Halfmoon prides itself on Resident Relations. Their board’s mission; "Fostering relationships between citizens and the Town by welcoming and informing all residents through social and print media, public events, and new resident contact. To build and maintain a community spirit that is 'Halfmoon Proud'."
Interstate 87, the Adirondack Northway, is a six-lane north-south freeway along the western edge of Halfmoon. U.S. Route 9 parallels the interstate farther to the east and crosses into the town from Albany County on the Crescent Bridge. New York State Route 146, an east-west highway, intersects US-9 at the hamlet of Clifton Park. U.S. Route 4 is a north-south highway in the eastern part of the town. New York State Route 236 is a short state highway linking NY-146 to US-9.