Almond is a town in Allegany County, New York. It is located to the west of Hornell, and it has a village with the same name within the town limits. It was settled in 1796, and incorporated in 1821. It has a total area of 45.8 square miles, most of which is land. Bishopville, Canacadea Creek, Karrdale, McHenry Valley and Sand Hill are some of the communities in the town. The water body here is Karr Valley Creek.
Manufacturing and educational services are the economic mainstays locally. Public schooling comprises an elementary and a high school. The closest hospital is St. Jame's Mercy Hospital, located 14 miles away in Hornell. The cost of living here is 2.90% lower than the country average.
The area gets 35 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 154. The amount of snowfall is quite high, about 55 inches annually.