Wolcottsburg, New York

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Wolcottsburg, New York is a hamlet in the town of Clarence in Erie County, New York, USA.[1]

History[edit]

The settlement was originally known as West Prussia due to the large number of Prussian inhabitants. There is a German Lutheran church at the end of Wolcott Rd that was constructed in 1873 and still stands today.[2]

Marvin's Bar & Grill is the sole remaining business in Wolcottsburg,[3] although there once was two stores and a hotel.[4]

Geography[edit]

A small stream, known as Black Creek, runs through the town and ends just after Goodrich Rd.[5]

There is a small airstrip located in the western portion of the hamlet.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wolcottsburg, New York
  2. ^ "History of Clarence, NY". history.rays-place.com. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  3. ^ "Marvin's Bar & Grill - Clarence Center, NY - Restaurant, Bar | Facebook". facebook.com. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  4. ^ White, T.C. (1898). Our County and Its People: A Descriptive Work on Erie County, New York 1. Boston history Company. p. 519. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  5. ^ "Delaware Rd, Clarence Center, NY 14032 - Google Maps". google.com. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  6. ^ "AirNav: NK19 - Potoczak Airport". airnav.com. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 

Coordinates: 42°03′29″N 78°38′13″W / 42.05806°N 78.63694°W / 42.05806; -78.63694