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Encyclopedia > Jamestown, New York
City of Jamestown, New York
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Coordinates: 42°5′44″N 79°14′19″W / 42.09556, -79.23861
Country United States of America
State New York
County Chautauqua
Founded 1810
Incorporated (village) 1827
Incorporated (city) 1886
Government
 - Mayor Samuel Teresi
Area
 - Land 8.9 sq mi (22.94 km²)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.217 km²)
Elevation  1,722 ft (525 m)
Population (2003)
 - City 30,726
 - Density 3,534.6/sq mi (1,364.3/km²)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 14701, 14733

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The City of Jamestown is adjacent to Town of Ellicott and is at the southern tip of Chautauqua Lake. The town of Chautauqua, home of the Chautauqua Institution, is 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Jamestown. Ellicott is a town located in Chautauqua County, New York. ... Chautauqua Lake is located entirely within Chautauqua County, New York. ... For other uses of Chautauqua, see Chautauqua. ... The Chautauqua Institution is a non-profit adult education center and summer resort located on 750 acres in Chautauqua, New York. ...

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History

The City of Jamestown was incorporated in 1886. The city has been a center for the manufacture of wood products such as furniture as well as a major producer of mattresses. The town was once called the "Furniture Capital of the World." Although much of these industries have migrated away from the area in recent times, Jamestown still retains a few large manufacturing plants for various multinational corporations. The city has a large concentration of citizens of Swedish and Italian ancestry. Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Babe Ruth World Series

Jamestown has been the host to 13 Babe Ruth World Series since 1980. The city will be hosting the 2008 13-Year-Old Babe Ruth World Series. The Jamestown World Series Host Committee runs a website, JamestownWorldSeries.com which has information regarding the upcoming series and a deep history of previous tournaments.


Timeline

Timeline of events in Jamestown, New York are presented here.[1]

  • 1810 - Jamestown founded
  • 1827 - Jamestown incorporated as a village
  • 1886 -
  • 1887 - Jamestown Electric Light and Power Company, Art Metal, and WCA Hospital established.
  • 1888 - Jamestown Woolen Spinning Co. established; cornerstone of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church laid
  • 1889 - American Aristotype Co. established
  • 1890 - First electric trolley car in Jamestown
  • 1891 - A fire destroyed the Old Homestead Hotel at Third and Pine Streets and four people died. James Prendergast Library is opened and the Municipal Light Plant is started
  • 1892 - Chautauqua Worsted Mills formed
  • 1893 - Jamestown Veneer Works started by Nathan Wilson; first ice cream company started making Collins Ice Cream.
  • 1895 - City Hall cornerstone laid; City Council decides to lay no more wooden sidewalks; Eleazer Green is elected mayor.
  • 1896 - Empire Worsted Mills is formed
  • 1898 - Chautauqua Towel Mills is opened
  • 1899 - Henry H. Cooper elected mayor
  • 1900 - Tinkham Brothers established their business; Furniture Index was published; Hall Textile Corp. formed.
  • 1903 - Jamestown purchased a water system; J. P. Danielson Tool Co. organized
  • 1906 - James L. Weeks is elected mayor
  • 1907 - Crescent Tool Company started by Karl Peterson and Charles F. Falldine
  • 1908 - Samuel A. Carlson is elected mayor. Music Study Club organized. Jamestown Symphony Orchestra started
  • 1910 - Excavation begun for construction of Jamestown General Hospital
  • 1911 - Norden Club started;
  • 1914 - Norden Clubhouse completed.
  • April 8, 1917 - Company E left for guard duty; Emerson Glass Co. started.
  • 1918 - Jamestown Corp. formed to make airplane propellors; steamer, City of Pittsburgh sinks at Boatlanding.
  • 1921 - Zonta Club organized.
  • 1925 - Hotel Samuels sold; Scottish Rite Temple formally opened; taxpayers vote a $350,000 bond issue for Third Street Bridge;
  • 1926 - Third Street Bridge completed.
  • 1927 - Jamestown celebrated centennial of its incorporation as a village. Lars Larson is elected mayor.
  • 1930 - Samuel A. Carlson serves as mayor once again
  • 1931 - A fire destroys the old Martyn Factory. The city purchases Niagara, Lockport & Ontario Power Co.
  • 1932 - Ground broken for the new armory; Erie Railroad station is dedicated; Community Chest permanently formed
  • 1933 - Elk Furniture Co. sold; Milton Carlson and Frederick Larson took over Jamestown Airport; board of education assumed title to school forest; Councilman Leon F. Roberts elected mayor
  • 1934 - Jamestown Airport Corp. offered airport to the city; city secured the old armory as relief center; ground breaking exercise held at new high school
  • 1935 - Board of Education opened new industrial arts building; City Council approved $314,000 airport for North Main Street site;
  • November 1935 - Jamestown High School formally dedicated
  • 1937 - Temple Hesed Abraham dedicated; Alfred Collegiate Extension Center opened with 80 students
  • 1938 - Harry C. Erickson becomes mayor; Jamestown General Hospital's maternity annex opened.
  • 1939 - Twelve local plans surveyed by government to produce supplies in wartime; city's new airport formally dedicated
  • 1940 - PONY league baseball began; Co. E inducted into federal service
  • 1941 - Jamestown Municipal Stadium dedicated; Samuel A. Stroth elected mayor.
  • 1942 - East Second Street widening ordered; flames destroyed old state armory
  • 1945 - Jamestown is hit by a tornado
  • 1946 - Dr. Carlyle C. Ring named superintendent of schools
  • 1950 - Jamestown Community College opened
  • 1951 - Stanley A. Weeks is elected mayor; addition to municipal power plant opened.
  • 1954 - Samuel A. Stroth is elected mayor; Allegheny airlines began east-west flight via Jamestown.
  • 1955 - Carl F. Sanford is elected mayor
  • 1956 - Lucy and Desi Arnaz visit Jamestown
  • 1957 - $400,000 runway improvement to Jamestown Municipal Airport
  • 1958 - New sewage disposal plant opened; modernization of Buffalo Street pumping station; new wing opened at Jamestown General Hospital
  • 1959 - Start of Jamestown's new post office.
  • 1960 - Jamestown celebrates sesquicentennial of first house erected here; Mohawk Airlines serves Jamestown.
  • 1961 - Jamestown Community College moved into new Falconer Street campus. William D. Whitehead elected mayor
  • 1963 - The City's first parking ramp opened at Main and Second Streets. Frederick H. Dunn elected mayor. Grandin Mills on Allen Street leveled by fire.
  • 1964 - Washington Street Bridge completed.
  • 1967 - Addition to Jamestown High School completed. JCC opened new Science and Engineering Building. Charles B. Magnuson elected mayor.
  • 1968 - Addition to James Prendergast Free Library completed.
  • 1969 - Cherry Street parking ramp opened. Rail service to Jamestown discontinued by Erie- Lackawanna Railway. Stanley N. Lundine elected mayor. New Gustavus Adolphus Children's Home opened.
  • 1970 - Final approval granted for Brooklyn Square Urban Renewal Project.

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Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 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Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 31,730 people, 13,558 households, and 7,904 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,364.3/km² (3,534.6/mi²). There were 15,027 housing units at an average density of 646.1/km² (1,673.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.52% White, 3.39% African American, .64% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.8% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.94% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 13,558 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.94. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $25,837, and the median income for a family was $33,675. Males had a median income of $30,003 versus $20,039 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,316. About 15.8% of families and 19.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.1% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

This section lists the mayors of Jamestown, New York. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ...

  1. Oscar F. Price, 1886 - May 7, 1894[3]
  2. Eleazer Green, May 7, 1894[3] - April 11, 1898[3]
  3. Henry H. Cooper, April 11, 1898[3] - 1900[3]
  4. J. Emil Johnson, 1900[3] - 1906
  5. James L. Weeks, 1906 - 1908
  6. Samuel A. Carison, 1908 - 1928
  7. Lars Larson, 1928 - 1930
  8. Samuel A. Carlson, 1930 - 1934
  9. Leon F. Roberts, 1934 - 1938
  10. Harry C. Erickson, 1938 - 1941
  11. Samuel A. Stroth, 1941 - 1951
  12. Stanley A. Weeks, 1951 - 1954
  13. Samuel A. Stroth, 1954 - 1955
  14. Carl F. Sanford, 1955 - 1961
  15. William D. Whitehead, 1961 - 1963
  16. Frederick H. Dunn, 1963 - 1967
  17. Charles B. Magnuson, 1967 - 1970
  18. Stanley N. Lundine, 1970-1976
  19. Steven B. Carlson 1976 - 1990 [4] [5]
  20. Donald W. Ahlstrom 1990 - 1992
  21. Carolyn G. Seymour 1992 - 1994 [6]
  22. Richard Kimball 1994 - 2000
  23. Samuel Teresi, 2000 - Current [7]

Lars Larson (born March 6, 1959 in Taipei, Taiwan) is an Oregon conservative talk radio show host who recently began a national talk radio show on the Westwood One Radio Network. ... Stanley Nelson (Stan) Lundine (born February 4, 1939) is a politician from Jamestown, New York who has been Mayor of Jamestown, a United States Representative, and lieutenant governor of New York. ... Richard Kimball is an American politician, and president of the non-profit Project Vote Smart. ...

Economy

Major Businesses

The Jamestown area has a few large manufacturing plants that are major employers in this region. These include Bush Industries (makers of ready-to-assemble furniture), Cummins Inc. (manufacturer of diesel engines, the heavy duty engine plant is located in Lakewood, just west of Jamestown, but is named Jamestown Engine Plant - JEP), MRC Bearings, Valeo (a plant under its Engine Cooling division is located here) and Truck-Lite (makers of truck lighting systems).


Education

Jamestown has one campus of Jamestown Community College which provides a two-year education. Jamestown Business College now provides a four-year degree in business administration. Jamstown Community College is a SUNY school that has two campuses in Chautauqua County, New York, located in Dunkirk and Jamestown. ... Jamestown Business College is a private specialized college in Jamestown, New York. ...


Jamestown also houses a high school, Jamestown High School; three middle schools, Persell Middle School, Washington Middle School, and Jefferson Middle School; as well as six elementary schools, C.C. Ring School, CV Bush School, Fletcher School, Lincoln School, Love School, and Rogers School. Jamestown High School (often abbreviated to JHS) is a public high school located in Jamestown, New York. ...


Athletically the Red Raider Football team has competed in 4 NYS football championships, and won 3 in 1994, 1995, and 2000. The Red Raider Marching Band from Jamestown High School is one of the most traveled high school marching bands in the country, having been as far as Hawaii, and appearing on such shows as The Late Show with David Letterman. They also played at the pregame show at the 2004 Fed-Ex Orange Bowl. In December 2007 they will be traveling to Florida again, to play at the Citrus Bowl. Jamestown High School (often abbreviated to JHS) is a public high school located in Jamestown, New York. ... Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City. ...


Jamestown Public Schools Official Site


Sports

This is the home city for the Jamestown Jammers baseball team of the New York - Penn League. The Jammers are the Single A Short Season affiliate of the Florida Marlins. The Jamestown Jammers are a minor league baseball team in Jamestown, New York, United States of America. ... This article is about the sport. ... The New York - Penn League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the northeastern United States. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Other nicknames The Fish Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ...


Jamestown is also home to the Jamstown Vikings, whose home arena is the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena. Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Jamestown, New York, USA. It hosts local sporting events and concerts. ...


Notable Natives

Roger S. Goodell (born February 19, 1959, in Jamestown, New York[1]) is the Commissioner of the National Football League, having been chosen to succeed the retiring Paul Tagliabue on August 8, 2006. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Robert Houghwout Jackson (February 13, 1892–October 9, 1954) was United States Attorney General (1940–1941) and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1941–1954). ... Jamestown High School (often abbreviated to JHS) is a public high school located in Jamestown, New York. ... Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American actor, comedian and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy, a four time Emmy Award winner (awarded 1953, 1956, 1967, 1968) and charter member of the Television Hall of Fame. ... Celeron (New York) The Village of Celoron is a village in Chautauqua County, New York, USA. It sits on the west boundary of the City of Jamestown, New York and is surrounded by the Town of Ellicott. ... Natalie Anne OShea Merchant (born October 26, 1963 in Jamestown, New York, USA) is a professional musician. ... 10,000 Maniacs is a United States-based alternative rock band, formed in 1981 and active with various line-ups since that time. ... Roger Tory Peterson (August 28, 1908 – July 28, 1996), was an American naturalist, ornithologist, artist, and educator, and held to be one of the founding inspirations for the 20th century environmental movement. ... Walter Washington Walter Edward Washington, (April 15, 1915 – October 27, 2003), was the first elected mayor (and first black mayor) of the District of Columbia, (Washington, D.C.). From 1975 until 1979 he served as mayor in that capacity. ... Carters mugshot was taken in March 2005 after he was arrested for drunk driving. ... Backstreet Boys at the 2002 , Grammy Awards The Backstreet Boys are a Grammy-nominated male vocal pop group that enjoyed enormous success in the mid-late 1990s and 2000s. ... Mitchell Anderson (born on 21 August 1961 in Jamestown, New York, USA) is an American character actor. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) West Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present) Other nicknames The D-Backs, The Snakes Ballpark Chase Field (1998–present) a. ...

Transportation

The Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport (JHW) is north of the city and provides scheduled and charter air service. Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport (IATA: JHW, ICAO: KJHW) is a public airport located a few miles north of Jamestown, New York. ...


Bus service is provided by Coach USA of Erie. Connections are available. to the Greyhound service in Buffalo. There is also a countywide bus service (CARTS) and taxi service through various companies. Coach USA MCI D4500 #8794 (owned by New Jersey Transit) in Nanuet, New York, in standard Coach USA livery. ... This article needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State County Government  - Mayor Byron Brown (D) Area  - City 52. ...


Museums

The Fenton History Center [1] is named after former resident Reuben Fenton, the twenty-fifth governor of New York. Reuben Eaton Fenton (4 July 1819–15 August 1885) was an American politician from New York. ...


The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center [2] is dedicated to the city's best-known daughter, Lucille Ball. Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American actor, comedian and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy, a four time Emmy Award winner (awarded 1953, 1956, 1967, 1968) and charter member of the Television Hall of Fame. ...


The Robert H. Jackson Center [3] exists to preserve the life and legacy of Robert H. Jackson.


The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History [4] continues the legacy of Roger Tory Peterson by promoting the teaching and study of nature, and to thereby create knowledge of and appreciation and responsibility for the natural world.


Sister Cities

Jamestown has two sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Jakobstad in Swedish, or Pietarsaari in Finnish, is a town and municipality in Ostrobothnia, Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... Djakovica or Ðakovica (Serbian Cyrillic Ђаковица; in Albanian Gjakova or Gjakovë) is a city located in Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro, at 42. ... For other uses, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian 3 Government Semi-presidential republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 812   -  Kingdom established 1217   -  Empire established 1346   -  Independence lost to...

References

  1. ^ The Post- Journal, September 28, 1971, Jamestown City Hall Dedication Issue, p.CT-15.
  2. ^ History of Jamestown, New York
  3. ^ a b c d e f History
  4. ^ Carlson To Be Sworn In As Mayor of Jamestown
  5. ^ Carlson Blasts Ahlstrom
  6. ^ Nineteen Candidates Emerge for Library District Board
  7. ^ "About the Mayor" from the City of Jamestown Website

External links

  • Official Website
  • City of Jamestown, NY, government
  • Jamestown City Court
  • Post Journal, Newspaper
  • History of Jamestown
  • Jamestown Jammers Website
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Local Web Portal, Business Directory
  • 1240-AM WJTN, Radio
  • 1340-AM WKSN, Radio
  • 89.7-FM WNJA, Radio
  • 93.3-FM WWSE, Radio
  • 101.9-FM WHUG, Radio
  • 103.1 WQFX, Radio
  • 106.9-FM WKZA, Radio
  • 107.9-FM WRFA, Radio
  • History of Jamestown
  • Maps and aerial photos for 42°05′44″N 79°14′19″W / 42.095457, -79.238619Coordinates: 42°05′44″N 79°14′19″W / 42.095457, -79.238619
    • Maps from WikiMapia, Google Maps, Live Search Maps, Yahoo! Maps, or MapQuest
    • Topographic maps from TopoZone or TerraServer-USA

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Their relief work projects include a new sewer, the extension of an important water main, the creation of one park and the rehabilitation of another, a wood cutting enterprise to furnish firewood to families on relief, and the laying out of a large athletic field.
Jamestown graduates from its high schools and its three colleges an average of 500 boys and girls a year.
New industries are not coming to town and the workers do not follow their jobs to new locations because so many of them are anchored to Jamestown by the fact that they own their own homes.
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