Franklinville, New York

Franklinville is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York. Franklinville is also the name of a village in the town.

The Town of Franklinville is an interior town, located in the northeast quadrant of the county.

The town was first settled around 1806. First settled by Joseph McCluer and known then as McCluer Settlement. The Town of Franklinville was established in 1824 from the Town of Olean. Franklinville was also called "Hebe" and "Ischua" before adopting its current name.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 52.0 square miles of which, 51.8 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.35%) is water.

New York State Route 16 and New York State Route 98 are important (basically north-south) highways in the town. New York State Route 242 cuts across the northwest corner of the town.

In 1999, Kimberly Pressler who hails from Franklinville, won the Miss USA title.

The central core of the village is on the National Register of Historic Places as the Park Square Historic District. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the Simeon B. Robbins House.

Simeon B. Robbins House, or The Miner's Cabin, is a three story, Queen Anne style wood frame dwelling built in 1895. The building features three towers. It is currently used as a museum and meeting space by the Ischua Valley Historical Society.

Upcoming Events

The Woods at Bear Creek Trail Races
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 9:00am - 10:00pm

Please join us on Saturday October 20th for The Woods at Bear Creek Trail Races! They will be hosting three exciting new trail races at the beautiful Woods at Bear Creek resort in Franklinville, New York.

The first race at 9am will be a scenic 2-mile warm-up run to get the series started followed by your choice of 3, 6, 9, or 12 miles!

2018 Woods at Bear Creek Craft Show
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get a jump on your holiday shopping or get that new awesome decoration for Halloween at The Woods at Bear Creek's Holiday Craft Show!  Check their Facebook page for vendors. 

Haunted Wine and Beer Walk at the Woods at Bear Creek 2018
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a great time!!! 2 mile haunted walk in the woods followed by dinner and our Halloween Party. We have packages available for just the walk, the walk with dinner and Halloween party or a cabin for the night which includes the walk, dinner and Halloween party!

Places

Photo of Hoagie's

Large menu with subs, pizza, salads, ice cream, wings, fried foods, calzones, Mexican, burgers, and wraps. Family friendly.

Hours:

Sunday - Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Menu

Omellette at Jackie's Village Restaurant

American comfort food at it's best! Quaint village restaurant established in 1984 and always full of loyal locals. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner—all cooked with love by Jackie herself!

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Open Tuesday through Friday 11am - 5pm

Open Saturday 10am - 4pm

A variety of vendors and artisans under one roof !  You can find items such as bait, baskets, clothing, crafts and just about everything in between.  Something for everyone.

Booths available.  Consignments accepted.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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

Zoar Valley MUA has the TALLEST Basswood tree in the world!

According to the DEC, a 128 foot tall basswood within Zoar Valley has been reported to be the tallest basswood in the world.

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