Montour Falls is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. A waterfall in the village gives the village its name. The name "Montour" is derived from Queen Catharine Montour of the Senecas The Village of Montour Falls is mostly within the Town of Montour, but a small part in within the Town of Dix. The village is north of Elmira, New York. The New York Academy of Fire Science is located in the village.