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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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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Allegany County Kicks-Off Branding Initiative, Welcomes NY Sherpa Back to Address the “What, Why, and How” of Branding Process

April 18, 2019

WELLSVILLE –Allegany County officials were left with a lot to consider after destination expert and ‘New York Sherpa,’ Josiah Brown’s, visit to Allegany County in December 2018.  From discussing Allegany County’s “purple cows” to identifying the brand confusion around the word ‘Allegany,’ stakeholders came away hopeful about the county’s future prospects, resolved to promote the […]


Allegany County Office of Planning Presents Third Revision of the Comprehensive Plan for Public Review and Comment

March 20, 2019

On Wednesday, the Allegany County Office of Planning presented the third revision of the county-wide Comprehensive Plan, titled “Our Vision, Our Mission: Outlook for 2030,” to the Planning & Development Committee. The document will now be open for a period of public review and comment until April 26. Originally created and approved by the county […]