"Salamanca, NY" Salamanca by davecallahan

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This is the only city in America on land leased (until 2030) from Native Americans. The name is in reference to the city of the same name in Spain and the name of a wealthy railroad investor.
The town grew with the lumber industry and the rise of the railroad and the use of what is now I-86

wikipedia info:
6000 people with 2500 households and 1500 families.
family income is about $31000

ZIPCODE 14779 is Salamanca in Cattaraugus County
042-09-40N 078-43-00W
42.160, -78.720
Area Code 716

interesting facts

town name was originally Bucktooth

the city has these main communities:
Little Valley.... north of the Allegheny River
Red House.... south of the Allegheny River
Shongo... in the Seneca Nation Reservation on route 417

  • Last visit to Salamanca: Oct 2005
  • Intro Updated Jan 17, 2009
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