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Beaver Falls, New York
The former railroad station in Beaver Falls
The former railroad station in Beaver Falls
Beaver Falls, New York is located in New York Adirondack Park
Beaver Falls, New York
Beaver Falls, New York
Location in New York Adirondack Park
Country United States
State New York
County Lewis
Town Croghan
807 ft (246 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 315
GNIS feature ID 943383

Beaver Falls is a hamlet in the town of Croghan, west of the village of Croghan, in Lewis County, New York, United States. The hamlet had a population of around 500 in 2007.

The hamlet is split into two sections divided by the Beaver River, which flows down from the village of Croghan. Three bridges cross the river, two vehicle bridges at the upper and lower ends of the hamlet, and a third railway trestle that crosses the river in the center. Main Street, once a busy district during the early 20th century, is now the site of Beaver River Central School, a blacktop business, Beaver Falls Health Clinic, the post office, two churches, a deli, a pizza restaurant and a town park, as well as the Omniafiltra plant, the Beaver Falls Library and the Beaver Falls Volunteer Fire Department.

The hamlet of Beaver Falls, in the 1850s, was all farmland. The land was owned by the Farneys and was passed down for many decades. The house is still in this local hamlet. In the 20th century, the Farneys sold the farmland and houses and churches were built.

The Beaver Falls Grange Hall No. 554 and Harry and Molly Lewis House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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