Mansfield, New York

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Mansfield is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 800 at the 2000 census. The name was thought to be that of a noble family in England.

The Town of Mansfield is centrally located in Cattaraugus County, north of Salamanca.



The area was first settled around 1817. The Town of Mansfield was formed in 1830 from part of the Town of Little Valley. The town was first called "Cecilius." The name "Mansfield" was adopted in 1831.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.6 square miles (102.5 km²), of which, 39.6 square miles (102.5 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

The town is primarily served by county roads; Cattaraugus County Route 14 (Toad Hollow Road) runs from south to north through the town, while Cattaraugus County Route 13 runs west to east in the northern part of the town. New York State Route 242 passes across the southeast corner of the town and New York State Route 353 through a small portion of the southwest corner.

Mansfield Creek flows across the north part of the town, and Little Valley Creek crosses the southwest corner.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 800 people, 305 households, and 234 families residing in the town. The population density was 20.2 people per square mile (7.8/km²). There were 540 housing units at an average density of 13.6/sq mi (5.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.88% White, 0.12% African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.12% Asian, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 305 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.00.

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