Colden, NY

“Colden is a town in Erie County. The population was 3,265 at the 2010 census. The town derives its name from John Cadwallader Colden, a state senator. Colden is an interior town in the south part of the county. It is one of the “Southtowns” of Erie County. The town of Colden was organized April 2, 1827, from part of the town of Holland.” (Source: Wikipedia)

The Town of Colden website offers plenty of useful information. The government tab includes links to town departments, the town board, and other boards. The tab for residents includes links for church services, the post offices, youth services, senior services, and more. The business tab offers links to local businesses and attractions. The events tab features a town calendar. The about tab includes links to town history information and a photo gallery. The news tab offers useful information about a variety of topics, as well as alerts and notices. The contact tab includes the town’s mailing address, office hours for town offices, and a town directory.

The town is home to Colden Lakes Resort, which features a campground, restaurant, and bar. The website notes that small lakes surround the campgrounds; “while here, you can camp, picnic, hike, swim in our pool, play baseball in our diamond, fish in our lakes, snowmobile on our trails, and much more…it’s up to you!”

The Colden Fire Company is an “all-volunteer fire company proudly serving the Town of Colden since 1905.” Its hall is available for rental; more information about that is available in the hall rental page on its website.

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