Welcome to Allegany County!

Allegany County is a rich and vibrant place to enjoy and a great place …

To Do Business
To Do Business

Allegany County offers a complete package to help retain and expand the county’s industrial base and encourage new business development and entrepreneurship. This includes; financing assistance, site/building recommendations, energy/utility services, labor analysis/training, tax structure/incentives, community contracting, exporting and referrals network.

To Work
To Work

Housing costs in Allegany County are extremely competitive to anywhere in the U.S. and through two hospitals residents have ready access to medical care.

To Live
To Live

Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, Allegany County has a relaxed, unhurried way of life with a full menu of seasonal activities to choose from.

To Visit
To Visit

Thousands of people come each year to enjoy all four seasons in Allegany County.
You will discover mostly rural countryside interspersed with individually unique villages and hamlets set in a stunning landscape or rolling hills, deep valleys, and rolling streams.

County Meetings

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23 Oct

Ways & Means

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23 Oct

Board

2:00  |   View Event

Upcoming Events

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Allegany By The Numbers

1806

Founded

48,946

Population

23 rd

Cong. District

1030

Sq. Miles

380 mi.

Snowmobile Trails

15

High Schools

13

Day Care Facilities

29

Fire Depts.

18,285

Households

21 min

Avg Commute

47.6

Pop/Sq Mile

Allegany County News

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ACYPG plans Autumn Affair at the Wellsville Creative Arts Center

October 19, 2017

Looking to connect with other professionals in Allegany County? Come join the Allegany County Young Professionals Group at the Wellsville Creative Arts Center on Thursday, October 26th at 6:00pm for an evening of great food, networking, and fun! “We had a successful kick-off event in April, but decided to take the Summer off due to […]


NYS Pistol Permit Recertification Reminder

October 16, 2017

As many of you are aware, the Safe Act, which was signed by Governor Cuomo on January 15, 2013 requires that all NYS Pistol Permit holders recertify their permits prior to January 31, 2018. The purpose of this recertification is to be sure that all permit holder information is up-to-date including name, address and the […]


Greeting From The County Administrator

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Greeting From The County Administrator

Welcome to the new Allegany County website. Our site is your one-stop spot for news and information regarding all things happening in our great part of New York State.

Located in the beautiful Southern Tier region, Allegany County has approximately 49,000 residents who enjoy a relaxed way of life in a rural setting. Great recreational activities like hunting, skiing, hiking and more can be enjoyed by any outdoor enthusiast in our county’s beautiful rolling hills. Our charming communities feature great local restaurants, and shops that offer unique retail experiences. Events like the Great Wellsville Balloon Rally, Allegany County Fair, and the Ridgewalk and Run bring thousands of visitors to the area and are just a few examples of our great county celebrations you can’t find anywhere else. And, if you enjoy the performing arts, come to Open Mic Night at the Wellsville Creative Arts Center or catch a great play or concert at Alfred University or Houghton College, two of the county’s top universities.

Allegany County is also a great place to do business. You’ll find everything from large manufacturing companies to small, family-owned businesses. It’s the county’s goal to foster a sustainable economic environment that allows all types businesses to thrive and provide jobs for our residents for many years to come. See how your company can benefit by doing business in Allegany County.

Thank you for visiting our new website. Come see us and discover what’s great about Allegany County!

-Tim Boyde
Allegany County Administrator