Welcome to Allegany County!
Allegany County is a rich and vibrant place to enjoy and a great place …
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.
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.
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.
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.
Allegany By The Numbers
Allegany County News
Tourism hopes of Allegany County pinned on Canadian visitors
By Kathleen Kellogg, Special to the Olean Times Herald February 17, 2018 Newspaper link BELMONT — Allegany County’s officials are backing a promotion to draw Canadian visitors south to “unique, affordable and undeniably fun” adventures in New York state. The effort uses talk radio, traditional media and the internet to reach potential visitors, and is […]
COUNTY LEADERS LOOK TO RETAIN JOBS AFTER DRESSER-RAND ANNOUNCES RELOCATION
By Mark Goshgarian | February 21, 2018 @7:48 PM Spectrum News link WELLSVILLE, N.Y. — After 135 years in Wellsville, Dresser-Rand, makers of steam turbines, will close its doors and take about 250 jobs with it. Siemens, which still owns the commercial business, announced Tuesday it sold Dresser’s government work to Curtiss-Wright, and will relocate to North […]
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!
Allegany County Administrator