Humphrey, New York

Humphrey is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York. The town is named after politician Charles Humphrey.

The Town of Humphrey is an interior town in the eastern half of the county, northeast of the City of Salamanca. .

The town was first settled around 1815. Humphrey was established in 1836 from a part of the Town of Allegany.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.6 square miles, of which, 36.6 square miles of it is land and 0.04 square miles of it (0.05%) is water.

New York State Route 98 crosses the northwest corner of the town. Humphrey is primarily served by County Roads, namely Routes 18, 19, and 51.

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Home to the Largest New York State Park

The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.

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