In a list compiled by World Atlas, the Village of Waterville was named one of the 13 Friendliest Towns in New York state.
Waterville joined Allegany, Aurora, Corinth, Croton-on-Hudson, Ithaca, Rhinebeck, Sag Harbor, Saranac Lake, Saratoga Springs, Skaneateles, Tivoli and Woodstock in being chosen.
Here’s what was said about Waterville:
“Immerse yourself in Waterville, New York, a hidden gem among its namesakes across the United States.
Here, tranquility and safety reign supreme, with a crime rate that's only a third of its counterpart in Maine. This charming town is a treasure trove of family-friendly delights.
Sample mouth-watering delights at Waterville's New York Pizzeria or Roc-Star Ice Cream and Eatery that will have you licking your fingers.
Seek refuge in nature at Root Glen, a verdant paradise that thrums with wildlife, offering endless photographic opportunities.
Explore the heart of this quaint town, teeming with history in the Waterville Triangle Historic District. So why wait? Pack your bags and unravel the allure of Waterville, New York.’’