Franklinville, New York

Franklinville is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York. Franklinville is also the name of a village in the town.

The Town of Franklinville is an interior town, located in the northeast quadrant of the county.

The town was first settled around 1806. First settled by Joseph McCluer and known then as McCluer Settlement. The Town of Franklinville was established in 1824 from the Town of Olean. Franklinville was also called "Hebe" and "Ischua" before adopting its current name.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 52.0 square miles of which, 51.8 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.35%) is water.

New York State Route 16 and New York State Route 98 are important (basically north-south) highways in the town. New York State Route 242 cuts across the northwest corner of the town.

In 1999, Kimberly Pressler who hails from Franklinville, won the Miss USA title.

The central core of the village is on the National Register of Historic Places as the Park Square Historic District. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the Simeon B. Robbins House.

Simeon B. Robbins House, or The Miner's Cabin, is a three story, Queen Anne style wood frame dwelling built in 1895. The building features three towers. It is currently used as a museum and meeting space by the Ischua Valley Historical Society.

Upcoming Events

Franklinville WNY Maple Festival
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 7:00am - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:00pm

Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! 

previous competitor
Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

9am Registration.  

For more information call 716-949-8295

wagon ride
Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The location for the ride has yet to be determined.  Please check back for updates.

For more information or to pre-register, please call 716-676-3534.

Registration begins at 10am.

Places

Library

Books and audiobooks, periodicals and reference material, DVD's and videos, free high speed internet access.

Hours

Monday:  9am - 7pm

Tuesday thruThursday:  9am - 6pm

Friday:  9am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 1pm

Sunday:  Closed

 

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Photo of a golfer at Ischua Valley Country Club

Ischua Valley Country Club is a very unique course.  Although they are a 9 hole course there are 2 different sets of tees at each hole.  This allows you to play 18 holes with the front 9 and the back 9 holes having different pars and different yardage.

Google Earth Photo of Franklinville Skateland

In business for 28 years, this old fashioned roller rink has everything you need for a fun family night out!!  Go roller skating or roller blading at Skateland in Franklinville, New York.  In addition to roller skating on grounds for winter fun is:
Laser Tag
Passions Teen Dance Club
Video Arcade

Videos

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Building made of Extinct Wood

The cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center is made entirely of American Chestnut, which is now extinct.

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