Machias is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York.
The Town of Machias is an interior town in the northeast quadrant of the county. It is northeast of the city of Salamanca.
The Town of Machias was first settled around 1813 and was established in 1827 from the Town of Yorkshire. In 1847, Machias was increased by additional territory from the Town of Yorkshire. Machias received its name from Maine settlers.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.1 square miles, of which, 40.6 square miles of it is land and 0.5 square miles of it (1.24%) is water.
New York State Route 16 intersects New York State Route 242 at Machias village.
Ischua Creek flows past the south part of Machias village.
A popular stop in Machias is Lime Lake.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 22nd with David Ruch.The musician/performer will be presenting on the "Music of the Erie Canal." He is known for using music to teach core curriculum and inspir
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 13th with Amanda R. Woomer! She will be doing a presentation on the "Haunted WNY Volume 3."
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 27th with Ron Cary! He will be doing a presentation on "18th Century Tavern Music."
All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public. They start at 7pm and typically last an hour.
Machias Outdoors, previously known as the Machias Surplus Store, is an Outdoor Outfitter and better than ever. They sell hunting and outdoor gear from Carhart, Columbia, Muck, Lacrosse, Rocky, Red Wing, Irish Setter, Columbia, Sports Chief, First Lite, Game Keeper, PSE, Bear, Diamond, and so much more!
Books and audiobooks, periodicals and reference material, DVD's and videos, free high speed internet access.
Stop by and see our latest display! We have antique guns, native american artifacts, war-time memorabilia and more!
Looking for information on an ancestor from Cattaraugus County? Contact us for information or stop by to use our research area.
Open Monday through Thursday 9am - 4pm, and the 3rd Saturday of each month through October 10am - 2pm.