The Town and Village of Allegany, NY are situated along the Allegheny River among the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York.
The Village with its newly renovated downtown area has many restaurants and bars in which to relax and many stores for shopping. Within the Town there are several parks for play and many hills and forests for hiking and hunting, along with two challenging golf courses. This setting is enhanced by the presence of St. Bonaventure University, a Franciscan Institution.
The Allegheny River Valley Trail, starting near St. Bonaventure University is a great place to go for a walk, roller blade or bike. Next to Allegany, is the City of Olean which offers many of the amenities of a larger metropolitan area. In addition, the ski areas of Ellicottville, Allegany State Park and the Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel of Salamanca are only a 20 mile drive away.
The origin of the name Allegany is uncertain. It may have come from the name of a tribe called Allegewi that lived along the Allegheny River’s banks. It may also be based on an old Native American word meaning ‘lovely’ or ‘beautiful.’
Come to visit and stay in one the many new hotels while enjoying the many things to do or see.
Join in for a two day craft show to get into the Christmas Spirit! There will be over 30 different vendors to shop from, where you can find a little bit of everything. It is always a great time to attend a craft and vendor show!
There will be Vendors, Chinese Auction, and a money board.
The Allegany River Rest Area serves westbound traffic on Rt. 86, between exits 24 and 23 in the town of Allegany.
The Challenger Learning Center is a space themed learning program designed to stimulate a student's interest in science, math, and technology through a series of hands on experiences and simulations that are tied to classroom learning.
Perry-Dice Family Feeds is a newly opened store offering all natural, organic pet and livestock feeds. Go check out the top of the line horse feed.
It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.
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Rt. 62 is the only east-west route that connects Canada with Mexico.
With its origin at Niagara Falls and end at El Paso, Texas, parts of the road follow the Ozark Trail.
Rt. 62 begins in Cattaraugus County in the Village of Gowanda and travels south through Dayton, Leon and Conewango (through Amish country) before heading west into Chautauqua County.