The Town of Dunkirk is a growing community full of businesses, lakefront property, agriculture, and residential homes. The Town of Dunkirk is located in Chautauqua County and is split into the East and West, separated by the City of Dunkirk. The Town has a population of roughly 1,300 people.
Two Vital aspects of the Town are the Fire Departments that work tersely to protect our residents, as volunteers. There is the West Town of Dunkirk Fire Company and the East Town of Dunkirk Fire Company. Both Companies are always looking for new volunteers and donations. These volunteers are vital to the safety of our residents. For Questions on how to join or donate, you make contact the Clerk’s office at 716-366-3967.
On the West side of Town, you will find a variety of small businesses, lakefront property, and agriculture. Our local golf course is located on this side of Town right on Lake Erie, Shorewood Country Club. Any information on this club can be found in our community tab. The West side of town is also home to Canadaway Creek. This creek is known as a great fishing location to many fishermen across Chautauqua County.
As for the East side of the Town, it is home to our busy business corridors such as Vineyard Drive and Bennett Road (also known as Route 60.) As you travel further into the East side of Town, you will see the transition to our residential areas and more agricultural areas. Any and all businesses and farms located on this side of Town, can also be found on our community tab.
New to the Town of Dunkirk:
We welcome Northern Chautauqua Dental, which will be located on Bennett Rd.
We also welcome the new Athenex Plant, that is located on East Lake Road. (also known as Rt. 5)
Lastly, coming to the Town on Vineyard Dr. is Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union.
Sewer Billing Questions and Concerns:
For residents in the East Lake Sewer District, please keep in mind that rates went from $9.50 a gallon to $10.00 per gallon. Any billing issues or questions about this district can be answered by the Town Clerk’s Office.
For residents on the West side of Town, located in the PPD district all questions can be forwarded to the PPD office. The Director of the district is Scott Cummings. You can contact this office at 716-753-7788.
Water Billing Questions and Concerns:
East and West side of Dunkirk, whom are not on well water, are within the Chadwick Bay Intermunicipal Works Water District. Anyone with questions and concerns can contact their office at 716-792-1900
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