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Chautauqua Lake(shətô`kwə), 18 mi (29 km) long and from 1 to 3 mi (1.6–4.8 km) wide, W N.Y., SW of Buffalo, in a resort, vineyarding, and orcharding area. JamestownJamestown.
1 City (1990 pop. 34,681), Chautauqua co., W N.Y., on Chautauqua Lake; founded c.1806, inc. as a city 1886. It is the business and financial center of a dairy, livestock, and vineyard area.
..... Click the link for more information. lies at its southeast end, Chautauqua on the northwest.
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