Cattaraugus, New York

Cattaraugus is a village in the Town of New Albion in Cattaraugus County, New York.

The Village of Cattaraugus was incorporated in 1882. Its name derives from Cattaraugus Creek.

The first clearing of ground in the village was made by Horace Snyder to establish his potash production. The village developed most after the arrival of the Erie Railroad in 1851.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles, all of it land.

NY Route 353 and the South Branch of Cattaraugus Creek pass through the village.

The Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School is the largest employer in the village. Industry is a significant portion of the Cattaraugus economy, and two factories (one for the Chester-Jensen company and the other for lollipop stick manufacturer Setterstix) are located in the village. Outside of that, Cattaraugus's economy mostly capitalizes on its location far away from most major municipalities (the nearest city of more than 10,000 is more than 20 miles away in any direction). The only national franchise in Cattaraugus is a Dollar General, which opened in 2010.

Places

New Albion Lake is a small lake off of Mosher Hollow Road in the town of New Albion, NY.

Fishing

You may catch trout, largemouth bass and panfish throughout the year. People go ice fishing on New Albion Lake when the lake has frozen over to a safe thickness.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Go kayaking and canoeing on New Albion Lake.

fabrics

This shop offers a wide array of fabrics (hand dyed and manufactured) for quilting, books, patterns and notions. 

Quilt kits, fat quarter sets, charm packs, strip sets and so much more.

Open Friday and Saturday 10am - 4pm.  Other days by appointment only.

Photo of Jenny Lee Country Store

"Old Time" Country Store Charm & Service.
Open 365 Days a year. Choose to dine-in or take-out, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, subs and wraps, ice cream, beer, Ice, Lottery, etc... for your convenience.
Come and see why we have our motto:  Good Food....Good Friends....Good Times.

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

Amish businesses are not open on Sundays

The Amish conduct business on Monday through Saturday. They do not conduct business on Sunday because that is their church services.

For more information on the Old Order Amish in New York please visit AmishTrail.com

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