Chautauqua County Information
Chautauqua County, NY was created in 1808 from southwestern Genesee County. However, Chautauqua was not finally organized with its own county government until 1811. For that reason its residents were numbered along with those of Genesee County in the 1810 Census. Poland township was taken from Ellicott in 1832. Busti township was taken from Ellicott and Harmony in 1823. Carroll township was taken from Ellicott in 1825. Sherman township was created from Mina c. 1831-49.