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Why Choose Potter County

Whether you're looking to visit or to make Potter County your new home, you'll find what you're looking for right here. It's a beautiful and serene place, with charming, small town communities nestled in the mountains. Our people are genuine and friendly, our quality of life is outstanding, and we enjoy Mother Nature at her finest. No hustle, no bustle, no big city stress. It's a great place to get away from it all and rejuvenate your spirit and soul.

There's no big box stores or chain restaurants or hotels here (and we're OK with that!), but we still enjoy the services and conveniences you'd expect in larger communities. Shopping, dining, arts, culture, museums, state parks, and excellent schools and services - we've got it all.

Potter County is less than a day's drive from every major city in the Northeast U.S. and just a two hour drive from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and the Greater Rochester International Airport. U.S. Route 6 which spans the nation from California to Massachusetts, is the major east-west thoroughfare passing through the heart of Potter County, "God's Country," and has been named one of America's "most scenic drives" by National Geographic.

They call it "God's Country," and after just one visit, you'll know why. Come enjoy our untouched, unspoiled and untamed area.


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