Randolph is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York. The town was named after Randolph, Vermont.
The Town of Randolph contains a village called Randolph. The town also contains part of the Village of East Randolph, which is also partially located in the Town of Conewango.
The Town of Randolph sits on the vast tracts of land which were originally owned by the Holland Land Company. The region was first settled around 1820. The first settler was Edmund Fuller, who arrived from Oneida County in 1820 and built a log cabin. On March 7, 1826, citizens assembled for their first annual meeting to select the town supervisor and other officials. In 1847, the town was divided to form the Town of South Valley.
In 1867, the Village of Randolph was incorporated, setting itself off from the town. In 2010, the citizens of Randolph voted to dissolve the incorporation, and the village will revert to being a hamlet in the town, effective 2011.
In 1881, the Village of East Randolph was incorporated, setting itself off from the town. In 2010, the citizens of East Randolph voted to dissolve the incorporation, and the village will revert to being a hamlet within the town with part of the former village becoming once again part of the Town of Conewango, effective 2011.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.3 square miles, of which, 36.2 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square miles of it (0.39%) is water.
Communities and locations in the Town of Randolph
· Battle Creek – A stream flowing through the center of the town.
· Bowen – A hamlet on County Road 8 in the central part of the town.
· Carr Corners – A hamlet in the southeast corner of the town.
· East Randolph – The Village of East Randolph is partly in the town.
· Little Conewango Creek – A stream in the northeast part of the town.
· Randolph – The Village of Randolph, the first place settled, is in the northeast corner of the town at a junction of NY Routes 394 and 241.
· Vollentine – A hamlet in the southwest part of the town, south of Bowen.
Held along Randolph’s beautiful, historic Main Street, Randolph’s 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 17th!
Summer Art Camp of Stars, Stripes & Sparkles at the Cinnamon Fern Studio in Randolph! Recommended for ages 7-13. This week is a patriotic celebration full of fireworks and glitter! Students will make wood starts, recycled wood flags, wall art, firework paintings, glitter sculptures, jewelry and more!
Summer Art Camp of Outdoor Art Camp! Recommended for ages 5-13. This camp is outdoors for a reason, it is messy! This is the week where we will do all the art projects that are too messy for inside. Activities include paint bombs, squirt gun painting, splatter painting, spin art, sand art, feet painting, chalks, spray paing, shaving cream abstract art and Friday color wa
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Monday: 1-9 Tuesday: 1-9 Wednesday: 7-9 Thursday: 1-9 Friday: 10-5 Saturday: 10-5 Sunday: Closed Closed on all federal holidays
Randolph Peaches N Cream offers a friendly atmosphere where customers will find fresh produce, Amish goods and ice cream.
They begin the year by opening the week before Easter, selling Easter plants. Hanging baskets and perennials are added before Mother's Day, with cemetery urns, bedding and vegetable plants, seeds and onion sets available for Memorial Day.
If you are looking for some good old fashioned home cooking, this place is it!!!!
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The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.