A Greater Jamestown

Illustration from a 1935 Chamber of Commerce pamphlet showing Jamestown in its regional context

Illustration from a 1935 Chamber of Commerce pamphlet showing Jamestown in its regional context (click to enlarge)

Greater Jamestown has been the largest urban center in Western New York’s Southern Tier for over a century. With nearly 60,000 residents in the city and surrounding communities, the area continues to serve as a regional hub for transportation, industry, commerce, education, and health care, with an influence that extends into northwestern Pennsylvania.

Beyond its regional roles, Greater Jamestown has long been a center of economic, cultural, and policy innovation–a legacy that continues today. As a laboratory for small city revitalization and regional collaboration, the community is striving to become a greater Jamestown–a place with a growing capacity for adaptation, resilience and forward-thinking.

The JRC is proud to be a partner in many ventures that help define this push for a greater Jamestown, including: