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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21 Sep

Ways & Means

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21 Sep

Board

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21 Sep

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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Cannon Fire and Muskets on Main Street! Music, Food, and a Bread Riot! The 15th Annual Civil War Reenactment in Angelica

September 5, 2018

Angelica is a ‘Town Where History Lives’ and no better way to fulfill that motto than to have a reenactment of one of the most significant historical events in this country’s existence, The American Civil War.  It’s not just about muskets and cannons but an up-close look at what it was like to live in […]


Reminder to Use Caution on the Road as Kids Return to School

JOINT PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ALLEGANY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND THE ALLEGANY COUNTY TRAFFIC SAFETY BOARD Fall is approaching, and with it comes shorter days and the start of the school year. Road travel increases and traffic patterns shift, so this busy time of year can also be a dangerous one – especially for our […]


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