East Otto is a town in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, New York. The population was 1,105 at the 2000 census.
The Town of East Otto is on the northern border of the county. It was founded in 1854 from part of the Town of Otto. Parts of East Otto were later removed to add to other towns in the county. Otto was named after Jacob S Otto, an agent of the Holland Land Company.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.4 square miles, of which, 41.2 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.48%) is water.
The north town line is marked by Cattaraugus Creek and is the border of Erie County.
East Otto has a unique group of artists known as East Otto Country Associates. It is also home to Allegany Mountain Resort, Burdick Blueberries, East Otto Historical Museum and more.
For the ninth consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 8th. NIGHT LIGHTS will be open 25 nights for guests to walk some of the park’s trails to experience the interaction between lights, nature and art.
NIGHT LIGHTS is looking to build off the momentum from 2020, when over 5,000 people attended. Five evenings were completely sold out.
Interact with sculptures in the woods, fields and by ponds on over 400 acres at the Griffis Sculpture Park.
View the gallery of photos of Griffis Sculpture Park
Dinosaur Shack Poultry in East Otto, NY is your one stop farm for everything poultry and waterfowl. Whether you are interested in fresh eggs, or live or processed meat birds, they have an assortment to meet your needs.
The East Otto Historical Museum is located in the old East Otto Town Hall building, which was moved to its present location back in the early 1900's.Inside you will find local artifacts which include electronic equipment (radio, phonograph), clothing, farm tools and more. Information on genealogy can also be found here as well.
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Griffis Sculpture Park is located on over 400 acres and holds over 250 sculptures.