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

Arts and Crafts Festival 2016
Sat, 06/18/2022 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Being held on Main Street in Randolph, the 48th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 18th!  The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping! Selling hand made arts and crafts! 

Randolph prides itself on the many talented crafters and artisans who display their handmade wares every year.

Lady singing
Sun, 07/03/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

Lady singing
Fri, 07/15/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 3rd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 15th- Cindy Love
  • July 29th- Rustic Ramblers
  • August 12th- Porcelain Bus Drivers
  • August 26th- Karl / Marks Revolution

Places

alpacas

They are a small, family friendly farm in Cattaraugus County, NY. They have been involved in the farming industry for several years, doing everything from working on the farm- milking cows, raising beef cows, swine, or chickens. After they got married and bought their house with a barn and some land they had some research to do to figure out how they were going to fill it.

Photo of Simply Natural Alpaca Gift Shop

Have you enjoyed the warmth, softness and comfort of alpaca yet?  You don't know what you are missing!  Alpaca wicks moisture away from your body and is hypoallergenic.  This shop carries a large variety of socks, hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, sweaters, yarn, nesting ornaments and much, much more.

some of the alpacas you'll see

Have you enjoyed the warmth, softness and comfort of alpaca yet?  You don't know what you are missing!  Alpaca wicks moisture away from your body and is hypoallergenic.  This shop carries a large variety of socks, hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, sweaters, yarn, nesting ornaments and much, much more.

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