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Gov. Reuben Fenton Mansion

Jamestown is a city in Chautauqua County, in New York's Southern Tier.


Although Jamestown is a small city, it is the largest in Chautauqua County. It has cold, snowy winters and mild summers, even cool at night sometimes in August.

Get in

By plane

  • Chautauqua County/Jamestown Airport (JHW IATA). Served by Sun Air Express.

By car

Get around

You will need a car as public transportation is very very limited.


  • Chautauqua Lake


Partridge-Sheldon House
  • The Lucy-Desi Museum, 212 Pine St, +1 716 484-0800. Celebrates the lives and entertainment careers of Jamestown-native Lucille Ball and her co-star husband Desi Arnaz through interactive displays, personal belongings and video screenings.
  • Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, 311 Curtis St. Is a national center for nature education named for the award-winning naturalist and author of a popular series of natural history field guides. Featured are nature exhibits as well as wildlife art and photography. Trails and a butterfly garden are on the 27 wooded acres. Call (716) 665-2473 for more information.

311 Curtis St., Jamestown, NY 14701


Jamestown Armory
  • Chautauqua Mall, Lakewood, NY.


  • Alfie's, 986 Fairmount Ave. Known for great fish and amazing breakfasts.
  • Forte, 114 East 3rd Street, +1 716 484-6063. Jamestown, NY 14701. Eclectic American fare. Sushi. Homemade unique desserts.
  • Lisciandro's Restaurant
  • The Pub
  • Good Buffalo-style wings including at Wings ' Things on E. Second.


  • Wine Cellar, 309 N Main St., +1 716 483-0599. The epitome of J-town culture. Not to be missed.
  • The Cherry Lounge, 326 Cherry St., +1 716 664-4359. Awesome wings, great atmosphere!


Euclid Avenue School

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Routes through Jamestown
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