Randolph, New York

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.

Upcoming Events

2018 March into Randolph
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

With Winter almost over, it’s time to get outside! Get ready to march into Randolph on Saturday, March 3, 2018!

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Get yourself ready for the season with this fun duathlon series. A great speed work out for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the world of multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome.

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Get yourself ready for the season with this fun duathlon series. A great speed work out for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the world of multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome.

Places

Photo of yarn

Yarn for Ewe's focus is the huge selection of yarns as well as knitting and crocheting classes.  You'll also find an ever changing variety of antiques and collectibles, alpaca products, doll clothing and accessories and more! 

Classes are offered from 10am - noon and 1pm - 3pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.

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Authentic Hot Gourmet Products from Around the World.  Habanero Pepper Products a Specialty.

A variety of spicy hot peppers, sauces, jalapeno pickels and other spicy condiments.

Open Thursday, Friday 10:30am - 4:30pm and Sunday 10:30am - 2:30pm. 

Cheddar Bacon Cheeseburger

Local hangout famous for their juicey, hand-pressed, 10-12 oz. burgers! Home of the working man’s lunch.

Gotta try: Cajun Mushrooms

 

Hours:

Monday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Travel Guide

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