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The town of Leon, New York is known for a majority of the population being Old Order Amish

The town of Leon, New York was formed, from the town of Conewango, on April 24, 1832. James Waterhouse named it for the ancient Kingdom of Leon of Spain. 

Learn more about Leon, NY.

Places in Leon

Deluxe modern cabins in a peaceful setting, located on 120 private acres in Leon.
Museum full of Leon history.

Holland Land Bank Presentation at Leon Historical Society

Celebrate New York State's Path through History Weekend with a presentation about the Holland Land Company at the Leon Historical Society on June 15th at 11am. Barker Museum's Archivist, Catherine Oag-Miller will lead the presentation. She has extensive knowledge of people and happenings of the local areas and is known for giving an engaging presentation. For those of you who may have Holland Land Co. on your Deed, bring a notebook and enjoy hearing Ms. Oag-Miller at the 1836 Church in Leon, NY. Light refreshments will be served. 

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!