Driving Directions

Directions to Campus

From Rochester, New York

Travel south on I-390. Exit onto 408 at Mount Morris. Follow 408 south to Nunda. Turn right onto 436 south. Follow 436 south to Portageville. Turn left onto 19A. Take 19A to Fillmore. In Fillmore, go straight through town onto 19 south. Houghton is 4 miles south of Fillmore, on route 19. In Houghton, turn right across from the Houghton Wesleyan Church, then follow the signs to Houghton Academy. We are located on Thayer Street.

From Buffalo, New York

Travel west on I-90 (New York State Thruway) to route 400. Take 400 south. At the end of 400, begin traveling south on 16. Take 16 to Yorkshire. At a stop light in Yorkshire, turn left onto 39 east. Follow 39 east into downtown Arcade. At a light in Arcade, turn right onto 98 south. Route 98 subtly becomes route 243. Follow 243 into Caneadea. At the flashing light, turn left onto route 19 north. Houghton is 4 miles north of Caneadea on Route 19. In Houghton, turn left across from the Houghton Wesleyan Church, then follow the signs to Houghton Academy. We are located on Thayer Street.

From New York City and Points East

(Several different routes are available from New York city; this one is easy to describe.) Travel west on New York State route 17(Alternatively I-86). Route 17/I-86 is also called the Southern Tier Expressway. Travel west through Binghamton, Corning, and Bath. Exit route 17 onto route 19 north at Belmont. Highway signs refer to both Houghton and Houghton College. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto route 19 north. Houghton is 14 miles north of route 17 on route 19. In Houghton, turn left across from the Houghton Wesleyan Church, then follow the signs to Houghton Academy. We are located on Thayer Street.

From the West

Choose a route that will take you to the Southern Tier Expressway, I-86 (formerly New York State route 17). Follow I-86 east until you get to route 305 at Cuba, New York. Turn left at the end of the exit ramp and follow route 305 north until it terminates at its intersection with route 19 in Belfast. Turn left. Houghton is 10 miles north of Belfast on route 19. In Houghton, turn left across from the Houghton Wesleyan Church, then follow the signs to Houghton Academy. We are located on Thayer Street.

Need Help?

Contact the school office to make transportation arrangements if you need a ride from Rochester or Buffalo. Public transportation is not available from these cities to Houghton. Please make arrangements to travel into and out of Buffalo, NY if you need transportation assistance.

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Enrolling both day students and boarding students, Houghton Academy offers a diverse student body. Each year, students arrive here from around the world, bring with them a rich cultural mosaic unavailable anywhere else in Allegany County. More

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