Located at the southeastern tip of Chautauqua Lake, Jamestown is the largest city in Chautauqua County. A city rich in historic sites and museums such as the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, Fenton History Center, and the Reg Lenna Civic Center. As home town to Lucille Ball, Jamestown boasts the Lucy-Desi Museum, The Desilu Playhouse and Lucille Ball Little Theatre of Jamestown. Jamestown is also home of the Robert H. Jackson Center, promoting the legacy of the hometown lawyer who would become the United States Chief Prosecutor of Nazi War Criminals at Nuremberg Germany and Supreme Court Justice.
Jamestown is the location of the world-class Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, and the Jamestown Jammers Baseball team, downtown accommodations, dining opportunities and shopping and many special events.
The City of Jamestown is an economically sound and vibrant community serving as the industrial, commercial, financial and recreational hub of Southwestern New York. As the center of a metropolitan area of more than 70,000 residents and a market area of nearly 175,000 people, Jamestown supports a broad diversity of industry, modern commercial establishments and financial institutions, and provides a myriad of cultural and recreation opportunities for its residents. Jamestown’s “balanced community living” reflects the commitment of both public and private sector forces to provide the highest quality of life possible.
Jamestown Community College is a two-year college in the SUNY system, with locations in Jamestown and Dunkirk offering JCC degree and certificate programs in many areas.
Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce
512 Falconer Street
Jamestown, NY 14701