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.
The Bear Run ATV Park, at the Woods at Bear Creek, will be hosting their second Dice Run of the season on June 30th.
It's the perfect time of year to get muddy and get the ATV out of the garage to ride on the 13 miles of trails on location at Woods at Bear Creek.
Join us for our Independence Day Celebration!ADMISSION IS FREE!* Cabins, Tent Sites and RV Sites available! ** Full Service Restaurant and Bar on site with Food and Drink Specials ALL DAY! *Date: Saturday, June 30thTime: 1pm-10pmEvent Information:ALL AGES EVENT!Live Music from 1pm-10pm*Dave Stayner 1pm-4pm*Steel Rain 5pm-10pm
Please join us on Saturday night July 14th and Sunday morning July 15th for the Woods at Bear Creek Trail Races! We will be hosting three exciting new trail races at the beautiful Woods at Bear Creek resort in Franklinville, New York.
The Red Barn Gun Shop carries a variety of supplies including handguns, rifles and accessories for assault rifles.
CAMP EMERALD ACRES is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors with your family or friends. They are located in the Enchanted Mountain region of Cattaraugus County just outside of Franklinville, New York and offer seasonal sites and sites at nightly and weekend rates perfect for groups large or small.
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
It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!
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request that the Enchanted Mountains guide
be snail mailed to you for FREE!
2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.