Alcove is a hamlet in Albany County, New York. It is within the town of Coeymans. It is part of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area.
Historically, this is a mill town. The first mill here was established in 1790. The products included wool, cloth and straw paper. Now, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is known as the Alcove Historic District. Public schooling is administerd by the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District. It comprises one elementary and one high school. The cost of living here is 10.40% higher than the country average.
The area gets 38 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 123. The amount of snowfall is about 18 inches annually.