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The Town of Franklinville is an interior town, located in the northeast quadrant of the county.

The town was first settled around 1806. First settled by Joseph McCluer and known then as McCluer Settlement. The Town of Franklinville was established in 1824 from the Town of Olean. Franklinville was also called "Hebe" and "Ischua" before adopting its current name.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 52.0 square miles of which, 51.8 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.35%) is water.

New York State Route 16 and New York State Route 98 are important (basically north-south) highways in the town. New York State Route 242 cuts across the northwest corner of the town.

The central core of the village is on the National Register of Historic Places as the Park Square Historic District. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the Simeon B. Robbins House.

Simeon B. Robbins House, or The Miner's Cabin, is a three story, Queen Anne style wood frame dwelling built in 1895. The building features three towers. It is currently used as a museum and meeting space by the Ischua Valley Historical Society.

Learn more about Franklinville, NY.

Places in Franklinville

Enjoy breakfast in the homey atmosphere of this restaurant.
A campground that's the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors with your family or friends.
A great small lake to go fishing or paddling!
A hall for conference/meeting/reception that will accommodate 200 people
With over 106 acres adjoining beautiful Harwood Lake multiple use area, 298 acres, and Bush Hill state forest, 3109 acres, this campground is the ideal base of exploration for the many exciting natural treasures.
Harwood Lake is a small lake in the town of Farmersville, NY.
A unique golf course, along with a bar and restaurant, bowling (in the winter months) and a golf simulator!
Quaint village restaurant established in 1984 and always full of loyal locals
This bar and restaurant is a local favorite!
This family run business has years of experience making Maple Syrup!
This three-story edifice of Queen Anne design was built by Tom Corsett and R. A. Crosby for Simeon Robbins in 1895 at a cost of $7,000.
Bringing the true pizzeria experience to the Village of Franklinville.
In Cadiz, New York, a mile from Franklinville, there is a salt-box house which was built between 1816 - 1819.
A family owned farm that has been in business since 1840 producing maple syrup.

A full bakery that also offers charcuterie.

A perfect campground for rest, relaxation and recreation!

Tree farm that allows you to choose and cut your own Christmas trees. They also have pre-made wreaths available.

Go camping on over 380 rolling acres of fields, ponds and lush green pines.


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!