|Niagara County, New York|
Location in the state of New York
New York's location in the U.S.
1,140 sq mi (2,953 km²)
523 sq mi (1,355 km²)
617 sq mi (1,598 km²), 54. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Lockport is a City in Niagara County, New York, United States. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 12%
420/sq mi (162/km²)
Niagara County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume Niagara was a federal electoral district in the Canadian province of Ontario, which was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from A county is a Land area of Regional Government within a larger State. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous As of the 2000 census, the population was 219,846. The county seat is Lockport. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Lockport is a City in Niagara County, New York, United States. The county name is from the Indian word Ongiara, meaning "thunder of waters," referring to the sound of the famous waterfalls. Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States It is the location of Niagara Falls and Fort Niagara, and has many parks and lake shore recreation communities. The Niagara Falls are massive Waterfalls on the Niagara River, straddling the international border separating the Canadian province of Ontario Fort Niagara is a fortification originally built to protect the interests of New France in North America.
When counties were established in the New York colony in 1683, the present Niagara County was part of Albany County. Albany County is a County located in the US state of New York, generally located in the vicinity of Albany New York, the Capital This was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean. Vermont ( is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth 's Oceanic divisions This county was reduced in size on July 3, 1766 by the creation of Cumberland County, and further on March 16, 1770 by the creation of Gloucester County, both containing territory now in Vermont. Events 324 - Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium. Year 1766 ( MDCCLXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Cumberland County New York was a former county in the Province of New York that became part of the state of Vermont. Events 597 BC - Babylonians capture Jerusalem, replace Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as king Year 1770 ( MDCCLXX) was a Common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Friday
On March 12, 1772, what was left of Albany County was split into three parts, one remaining under the name Albany County. Events 538 - Witiges, king of the Ostrogoths ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving Year 1772 ( MDCCLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a One of the other pieces, Tryon County, contained the western portion (and thus, since no western boundary was specified, theoretically still extended west to the Pacific). Tryon County New York was a county in New York from 1772 to 1784 part of the Province of New York, named after Governor William Tryon. The eastern boundary of Tryon County was approximately five miles west of the present city of Schenectady, and the county included the western part of the Adirondack Mountains and the area west of the West Branch of the Delaware River. Schenectady (skəˈnɛktədi Θkahnéhtati in Tuscarora) is a City in Schenectady County, New York, United States The Adirondack Mountains are a Mountain range located in the northeastern part of New York, that runs through Clinton, Essex, Franklin The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States. The area then designated as Tryon County now includes 37 counties of New York State. The county was named for William Tryon, colonial governor of New York. William Tryon ( June 8, 1729 – January 27, 1788) was colonial Governor of the Province of North Carolina (1765-1771 and
In the years prior to 1776, most of the Loyalists in Tryon County fled to Canada. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page In 1784, following the peace treaty that ended the American Revolutionary War, the name of Tryon County was changed to honor the general, Richard Montgomery, who had captured several places in Canada and died attempting to capture the city of Quebec, replacing the name of the hated British governor. In this article the inhabitants of the thirteen colonies that supported the American Revolution are primarily referred to as "Americans" with occasional references to "Patriots" Richard Montgomery ( December 2, 1738  – December 31, 1775) was an Irish -born Soldier who first served in the Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk
In 1789, Ontario County was split off from Montgomery. Year 1789 ( MDCCLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Ontario County is a County located in the US state of New York. In turn, Genesee County was created from Ontario County in 1802. Genesee County is a County located in Western New York, United States.
Niagara County was created from Genesee County in 1808. It was, however, larger than the present Niagara County even though it consisted of only the Town of Cambria.
From 1814 to 1817, records of Cattaraugus County were divided between Belmont (the seat of Allegany County) and Buffalo (then in Niagara County). Cattaraugus County is a County located in the US state of New York. There is a town called Bellmont New York in Franklin County. Belmont is a Village within the Town of Amity A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Allegany County is a County located in the US state of New York. Buffalo (ˈbʌfəloʊ is the second largest city in New York State.
In 1821, Erie County was created from Niagara County. Year 1821 ( MDCCCXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year County of Erie, commonly referred to as Erie County, is a county located in the U
Niagara County is in the extreme western part of New York State, just north of Buffalo and adjacent to Lake Ontario on its northern border and the Niagara River and Canada on its western border. Buffalo (ˈbʌfəloʊ is the second largest city in New York State. Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. The Niagara River flows to the north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The border results in a fair number of Illegal Immigration cases, though these are more common to the east where the border is across land rather than a lake or river. Illegal immigration refers to Immigration across National Borders in a way that violates the Immigration laws of the destination Country
The primary geographic feature of the county is Niagara Falls, which has eroded seven miles south over the past 12,000 years since the last Ice Age. The Niagara River and Niagara Falls, are in effect, the drainage ditch for four of the Great Lakes which constitute the largest supply of fresh water in the world. The water flows north from Lake Erie, then through the Niagara River, goes over Niagara Falls, and then on to Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, eventually emptying into the North Atlantic Ocean. Today, tourists and visitors to the Falls only see half of the natural water flow over the Falls, since the other half has been taken for hydroelectric power purposes. Both the American and Canadian side of the Niagara River have massive electrical power plants.
The spectacular Niagara Gorge is the path Niagara Falls has taken over thousands of years as it continues to erode. Niagara Falls started at the Niagara Escarpment which cuts Niagara County in half in an East-West direction. North of the Escarpment lies the Lake Ontario plain, which is a fertile flatland that is used to grow grapes, apples, peaches and other fruits and vegetables.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,140 square miles (2,952 km²), of which, 523 square miles (1,354 km²) of it is land and 617 square miles (1,598 km²) of it (54. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 12%) is water.
|North: Toronto, Lake Ontario|
|West: Niagara Falls, ON, Niagara River||Niagara County||East: Orleans County|
|Southwest: Erie County||South: Erie County, Erie Canal||Southeast: Genesee County|
As of the census of 2000, there were 219,846 people, 87,846 households, and 58,593 families residing in the county. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. Niagara Falls is a Canadian City of 82184 residents Geography and Climate Niagara Falls Ontario The Niagara River flows to the north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. Orleans County is a County located in the US state of New York. County of Erie, commonly referred to as Erie County, is a county located in the U County of Erie, commonly referred to as Erie County, is a county located in the U The Erie Canal is a popular canal in New York state from the Hudson River to Lake Erie, approximately 360 miles connecting the Great Lakes Genesee County is a County located in Western New York, United States. Interstate 190 (abbreviated I-190) runs 2834 miles (4561 km from I-90 near Buffalo New York to Lewiston New York via Niagara Falls US Route 62 runs from the US-Mexico border at El Paso Texas to Niagara Falls New York, near the United States-Canada border. US Route 62 Business is a Business route of US Route 62 located mostly within the city of Niagara Falls, New York. New York State Route 18 is an east-west state route in Western New York, running parallel to the south shore of Lake Ontario for most of its length between Niagara New York State Route 31 ( NY 31) is a long State highway in the U New York State Route 78, most commonly known as Transit Road, is a State highway in Western New York, USA. New York State Route 93 is a State highway in New York, USA. This highway runs in a northwest-southeast direction between Youngstown New York New York State Route 104 is a 18241 mile (29356 km long east-west highway in Upstate New York, USA. New York State Route 265 is a State highway located in the western part of New York in the USA. New York State Route 384 is a State highway in the western part of New York in the USA. New York State Route 425 is a 2385-mile New York state highway that runs from New York State Route 18 in Wilson New York on the shore of Lake Ontario The Robert Moses State Parkway is an long north-south Parkway in western Niagara County New York, United States. The LaSalle Expressway is a short highway in Niagara Falls New York. The following is a list of county routes in Niagara County New York. Andrea McNulty is a County Legislator in Niagara County New York. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 420 people per square mile (162/km²). Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume There were 95,715 housing units at an average density of 183 per square mile (71/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90. 70% White, 6. 15% Black or African American, 0. 94% Native American, 0. 58% Asian, 0. 02% Pacific Islander, 0. 40% from other races, and 1. 21% from two or more races. 1. 33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 23. 6% were of German, 18. The German people (Deutsche are an Ethnic group, in the sense of sharing a common German culture, descent and speaking the German language as 1% Italian, 11. The' Italian people' are a Southern European Ethnic group located primarily in Italy, Switzerland, France and by virtue of a wide-ranging 3% Irish, 11. The Irish people ( Irish: Muintir na hÉireann, na hÉireannaigh, na Gaeil) are a Western European Ethnic group who originate 2% Polish and 8. The Polish people, or Poles, (Polacy) are a Western Slavic Ethnic group of Central Europe, living predominantly in Poland. 3% English ancestry according to Census 2000. The English people (from the adjective in Englisc) are a Nation and Ethnic group native to England who predominantly speak English 94. 5% spoke English, 1. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States 6% Spanish and 1. 0% Italian as their first language. Italian ( or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people as a First language, primarily in Italy.
There were 87,846 households out of which 30. 90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50. 30% were married couples living together, 12. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33. 30% were non-families. 28. 60% of all households were made up of individuals and 12. 00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 45 and the average family size was 3. 03.
In the county the population was spread out with 24. 70% under the age of 18, 8. 50% from 18 to 24, 28. 40% from 25 to 44, 23. 10% from 45 to 64, and 15. 40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93. 30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89. 50 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $38,136, and the median income for a family was $47,817. Males had a median income of $37,468 versus $24,668 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,219. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 8. 20% of families and 10. 60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 00% of those under age 18 and 7. 30% of those age 65 or over.
Niagara University is located in Lewiston, New York. Niagara University is a Roman Catholic university in the Vincentian tradition located in the Town of Lewiston in Niagara County New York Niagara County Community College is located in Sanborn, New York. Niagara County Community College is located in Sanborn New York, USA northeast of the City of Niagara Falls. Sanborn is a hamlet in New York, USA on the southeast corner of the intersection of New York State Route 429 and New York State Route 31. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Many Niagara County residents also attend Erie and other Western New York County Schools. Niagara (electoral district Niagara County is a County located in the U County of Erie, commonly referred to as Erie County, is a county located in the U Western New York refers to the westernmost region of New York State. In the Buffalo Metro area there more than 20 public and private colleges and universities in Buffalo and its environs offer programs in technical and vocational training, graduate, and professional studies. Buffalo (ˈbʌfəloʊ is the second largest city in New York State. College ( Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an Educational Institution. A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects Vocational education or Vocational Education and Training (VET also called Career and Technical Education (CTE prepares learners for jobs that are based
The Buffalo Metro is home to two State University of New York (SUNY) institutions. Buffalo State College, a comprehensive college, and the University at Buffalo, the flagship university center of SUNY, are each the largest institution of its type in the system. Buffalo State College, often referred to colloquially as Buff State, is a public Liberal arts college in Buffalo New York and is part of the State University of New York at Buffalo, commonly known as University at Buffalo (UB is a Coeducational public research University, which Combined, they account for roughly 40,000 students in the area.
Other academic institutions in the Western New York area include: Alfred University, Alfred State College, Bryant & Stratton College, Canisius College, D'Youville College, Daemen College, Empire State College, Erie Community College, Genesee Community College, Hilbert College, Houghton College, Jamestown Business College, Jamestown Community College, Medaille College, Niagara County Community College also known as NCCC, Niagara University, Northtown Technical, St. Bonaventure University, SUNY College at Brockport, SUNY Fredonia, The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) - University at Buffalo, Trocaire College, UB Continuing Dental Education, Villa Maria College. Alfred University is a small comprehensive university in the Village of Alfred in Western New York, United States, an hour south of Alfred State College is a State University of New York College of Technology located in Alfred, New York in Allegany County. Bryant & Stratton College is a proprietary college with campuses in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. Canisius College (kəˈniːʃəs is a private Catholic College in the Delaware Park district of north-central Buffalo New York. D'Youville College is a private coeducational College, independent but with a Roman Catholic tradition Daemen College is located on Main Street in Amherst New York. Empire State College, one of the thirteen arts and science colleges of the State University of New York, is a multi-site institution that offers higher education Erie Community College is a two-year Community college that is part of the 64-campus SUNY system Genesee Community College is a public Community college with its main campus in Town of Batavia, New York, USA (near the City of Batavia Hilbert College is located in the Town of Hamburg, south of Buffalo New York. Houghton College is a 4-year Christian Liberal arts college affiliated with the Wesleyan Church. Jamestown Business College is a private specialized college in Jamestown New York, USA. Jamestown Community College is a two-year college in the SUNY system Medaille College is a private coeducational four-year college located in central Buffalo, New York. Niagara County Community College is located in Sanborn New York, USA northeast of the City of Niagara Falls. Niagara University is a Roman Catholic university in the Vincentian tradition located in the Town of Lewiston in Niagara County New York St Bonaventure University is a private Catholic university located near Olean New York. The College at Brockport State University of New York, also known as SUNY Brockport College at Brockport or the State University of New York at Brockport The State University of New York at Fredonia (also known as SUNY Fredonia or Fredonia State) is a four-year liberal arts college located in Fredonia New York State University of New York at Buffalo, commonly known as University at Buffalo (UB is a Coeducational public research University, which Trocaire College is a Coeducational Junior college specializing in health care training located in Buffalo, New York. Villa Maria College is a College located in Cheektowaga, New York, USA