Friendship is a town in Allegany County, New York, USA. The population was 2,004 at the 2010 census. The town's name was adopted to mark the resolution of earlier conflicts. See the History section for more information on the background. The Town is surrounded by large hills in a wide valley that runs west to east. Interstate 86 exit 29 is at the west end of the hamlet of Friendship. Gas, food and many services are available in the Town. See the shopping section for a more complete listing. The center of Town is located on Van Campen Creek, a tributary of the Genesee River. The Town provides a small school setting in the Friendship Central School district. In the greater area of Allegany County there are a variety of events, lodging and attractions. Check these out on discoveralleganycounty.com The Town of Friendship is near the center of Allegany County and is northeast of Olean, New York.