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Farmersville is a town located in the eastern border of Cattaraugus County .  Its surface is a hilly upland, forming the watershed between the streams flowing northwest into Lake Erie, and those flowing east into Genesee River and south into Allegany River.   Mud Lake, in the northern part, covers an area of about 30 acres.  Harwood Lake at Farmersville Center covers 36 acres. The principal stream is Ischua Creek, running south through the western part of the town.

The area was first settled around 1805, but no permanent settlement was made until around 1817. Farmersville became a town in 1821 from form part of the "Town of Ischua" (now the Town of Franklinville).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 47.9 square miles of which, 47.8 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.31%) is water.

The eastern town line is the border of Allegany County.

New York State Route 16, New York State Route 98, and New York State Route 243 pass through the town.

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Free Fishing Day in NY!

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing day on February 17-18, June 29-30, September 28, and November 11th. There’s no fishing license required on those days for the fresh or marine waters of New York State, making it the opportune time for people of all ages to learn and enjoy the day. We especially encourage those with more experience to bring along the young people in your life to show them the value of patience, the anticipation of the bite and the exhilaration of the catch!