Randolph, New York

Randolph is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York.  The town was named after Randolph, Vermont.

The Town of Randolph contains a village called Randolph. The town also contains part of the Village of East Randolph, which is also partially located in the Town of Conewango.

The Town of Randolph sits on the vast tracts of land which were originally owned by the Holland Land Company. The region was first settled around 1820. The first settler was Edmund Fuller, who arrived from Oneida County in 1820 and built a log cabin. On March 7, 1826, citizens assembled for their first annual meeting to select the town supervisor and other officials. In 1847, the town was divided to form the Town of South Valley.

In 1867, the Village of Randolph was incorporated, setting itself off from the town. In 2010, the citizens of Randolph voted to dissolve the incorporation, and the village will revert to being a hamlet in the town, effective 2011.

In 1881, the Village of East Randolph was incorporated, setting itself off from the town. In 2010, the citizens of East Randolph voted to dissolve the incorporation, and the village will revert to being a hamlet within the town with part of the former village becoming once again part of the Town of Conewango, effective 2011.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.3 square miles, of which, 36.2 square miles  of it is land and 0.1 square miles of it (0.39%) is water.

Communities and locations in the Town of Randolph

·        Battle Creek – A stream flowing through the center of the town.

·        Bowen – A hamlet on County Road 8 in the central part of the town.

·        Carr Corners – A hamlet in the southeast corner of the town.

·        East Randolph – The Village of East Randolph is partly in the town.

·        Little Conewango Creek – A stream in the northeast part of the town.

·        Randolph – The Village of Randolph, the first place settled, is in the northeast corner of the town at a junction of NY Routes 394 and 241.

·        Vollentine – A hamlet in the southwest part of the town, south of Bowen.

Upcoming Events

2019 Randolph Country Christmas
Fri, 11/27/2020 - 7:00pm - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 5:00pm

Randolph’s Country Christmas Weekend is an annual event that typically takes place during the first full weekend of December. However, this year will be Thanksgiving weekend! A weekend full of tradition and Christmas surprises.

Endless in August Book
Sat, 12/12/2020 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Taylor Kickbush is the author of the highly rated novel, "Endless in August," which released in July 2020. She is a 2013 alum of Gowanda High School and a 2017 alum of St. Bonaventure University. "Endless in August" was named a number one new release in its e-book category on Amazon, is rated 4.9-5 stars on all book platforms, and is available in most online retailers that sell books.

Places

Randolph Fire Company has conference/reception/meeting capacity of 200.  This room has wireless access.  There is a fully equipped kitchen for catering and the parking lot accommodates 100 cars.  There is limited lodging one block away, and more available in Salamanca which is a 10 minute ride.

Randolph Retail Company

Randolph Retail Company in historic downtown Randolph offers an eclectic collection of unique gifts, affordable home décor, women’s clothing (teens to Plus sizes), jewelry, and gourmet food. Browse the expanding “Men’s Corner” or Children Sections including toys!  Find purses, jewelry, and photography by local artisans as well.

R&M's Famous Duke Burger

Look no further for family-friendly, good 'ol home cooking!

Located in the heart of Amish Country, R & M Restaurant serves breakfast all day, lunch, and dinner. Amish quilts adorn the walls, and lucky patrons can slide into an authentic Amish buggy to enjoy their meals. Homemade baked goods available to-go.

Gotta try: The Duke Burger (pictured)

 

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