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.

Places

Barbara's Maple Haven photo

Good home cooking and fresh baked goods daily! Great home cooked breakfast; pancakes with REAL Maple Syrup. Friday Fish Fry.

Snowmobilers welcome!  Plenty of parking.

 

Hours:

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Photo as you drive into The Woods at Bear Creek

Can you never decide where to go on vacation?  Husband wants to go hunting or camping, you want luxury, and the kids want outdoor fun?  Find it all in one place at The Woods at Bear Creek in Franklinville. 

entrance to Triple R

Triple R Camping Resort proudly provides you with Rest, Relaxation and Recreation!
 
 All sites have water, electric, sewer, Cable TV & Free WiFi. 30 & 50-amp service available. Large sites, each with picnic table and fire ring.  Gravel parking pads as well as Concrete parking pad and patio.  Cabin & RV rentals available

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It'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

Huge Outdoor Sculpture Park

Griffis Sculpture Park is located on over 400 acres and holds over 250 sculptures.

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