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Allegany County

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Allegany County is in the Southern Tier of New York state.


Map of Allegany County (New York)

  • 1 Belmont — the county seat
  • 2 Alfred — home of Alfred State College, one of the state university system's highest-regarded technical schools, as well as the smaller, private Alfred University
  • 3 Angelica — antique shopping galore in the "Town Where History Lives"
  • 4 Bolivar — 19th-century oil boomtown that was briefly the wealthiest municipality in the U.S. per capita, now home to the Pioneer Oil Museum
  • 5 Cuba — no longer the "Cheese Capital of the World", but still famous for locally produced cheeses and other dairy products
  • 6 Houghton — another college town, this charming village is the home of Houghton College
  • 7 Rushford — vacation cottages aplenty on the shore of Rushford Lake
  • 8 Wellsville — the largest village in Allegany County (population about 4,500), named not for the oil wells that flourished here in the 19th century but for a prominent local citizen

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