Oil Springs Reservation

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Oil Springs Reservation
Oil Springs Reservation

Oil Springs Reservation is an Indian reservation of the Seneca tribe located in New York, USA. As of the 2010 census, the Indian reservation has one resident. Although the reservation is controlled by the Seneca tribe, as of 2005 no tribal members actually live on the Oil Springs Reservation. It is divided between two counties: Allegany County and Cattaraugus County. The reservation is northwest of the village of Cuba.

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The petroleum-tainted water of the spring was used for the natives medicinally and was known to Jesuit missionaries as early as the 17th century. The Senecas own two tax-free gas stations on the reservation.

History

Geography
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Allegany County portion of the Indian reservation has a total area of 0.6 mi² (1.6 km²). Most of it is land while 1.64% is water.

The Cattaraugus County portion of the Indian reservation, located in the Town of Ischua has a total area of 0.4 mi² (1.0 km²), all land.

Demographics
As of the census of 2010, there are no residents in the Town of Ischua area of the reservation, but one person lives on the reservation, residing in the Allegany County portion of the reservation. This person is a Native American.

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