The selectable maps and aerial photographs on this page present data related to New Albion, New York. New Albion is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 2,068 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Albion in Orleans County, New York, the source of some early settlers.
The Town of New Albion is in the northwest quadrant of the county, northwest of the City of Salamanca.
The area was in the domain of the Seneca tribe and was first settled by outsiders around 1818. The Town of New Albion was established in 1880 from part of the Town of Little Valley. The oldest business community in the town was New Albion with its first store opening in 1833. Later the Village of Cattaraugus surpassed New Albion.
Note that New Albion is also a name once applied to the east coast of North America.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (0.22%) is water.
New York State Route 353 is an important north-south highway in the town, as is Cattaraugus County Route 5, which parallels Route 353 to the southwest. County Route 6 enters the town from the southwest, while County Route 12 enters from the northeast. County Route 76 (Lovers Lane Road) bypasses the village of Cattaraugus en route to Otto, but unstable ground makes that road unsuitable as a major thoroughfare.
Conewango Creek flows out of the west part of the town and the south branch of Cattaraugus Creek originates in the town.
Adjacent towns and areas
The towns of Persia and Otto lie to the north. New Albion forms its border on the east with the Town of Mansfield and on the west with the Town of Leon. To the south is the Town of Napoli.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,068 people, 808 households, and 547 families residing in the town. The population density was 56.9 people per square mile (22.0/km²). There were 1,005 housing units at an average density of 27.6 per square mile (10.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.74% White, 0.15% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.
There were 808 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.
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Cattaraugus, New York (1.95 km) Cattaraugus is a village in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 1,075 at the 2000 census. The Village of Cattaraugus lies in the northeast part of the Town of New Albion, north of Salamanca, New York. History The village developed most after the arrival of the Erie Railroad in 1851. The Village of Cattaraugus was incorporated in 1882. Its name derives from Cattaraugus Creek. Geography Cattaraugus is located at (42.330044, -78.865673). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of, all of it land.
Otto, New York (9.04 km) Otto is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 831 at the 2000 census. The name comes from Jacob S. Otto, an agent of the Holland Land Company. The Town of Otto lies on the northern border of the county. History The town was first settled around 1816. The Town of Otto was formed in 1823 from part of the Town of Perrysburg. Otto returned territory to Perrysburg in 1823 and ceded land to Ashford in 1835. In 1854, the eastern half of the town was spun off and renamed the Town of East Otto.
Little Valley (village), New York (9.23 km) Little Valley is a village in Cattaraugus County, New York, USA. The population was 1,740 at the 2010 census. The Village of Little Valley is in the northwest corner of the Town of Little Valley. Little Valley is the county seat of Cattaraugus County and also the location of the county fair (held in August in the fairgrounds north of the village). The village is north of Salamanca, New York. The town's name is a relative comparison of two tributaries (the other being the neighboring Great Valley) of the Allegheny River.
Napoli, New York (10.6 km) Napoli is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. It is located in the western half of the county, northwest of Salamanca. The only permanent community in the town is Napoli village, formerly "Napoli Corners." The population was 1,159 at the 2000 census. The town's name presumably comes from Naples, but is pronouncedwith a long "i" sound at the end (much like communities named Pulaski and Chili in other parts of the state). History The first permanent settler arrived around 1819. The Town of Napoli was formed in 1823 from part of the Town of Little Valley.
WGWE (10.87 km) WGWE is an FM radio station licensed to Little Valley, New York. The station, with a tower atop Fourth Street in the village of Little Valley, broadcasts a loosely defined classic hits format on 105.9 MHz and operates under the ownership of the Seneca Nation of Indians; the Seneca nation purchased WGWE's construction permit from Randy Michaels in early 2009.
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