Erie County is a metropolitan center located on the western border of New York state. The county covers a diverse 1,058 square miles. Erie County is bounded by Lake Erie to the west, Niagara County and Canada to the north, Genesee County and Wyoming County to the east, and Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties to the south.
More than half the population in both countries, as well as 52 percent of the personal income created by the United States and Canada, are within 500 miles of Erie County.
In addition, three-quarters of Canada's manufacturing activity and 55 percent of the United States' manufacturing activity fall within that radius. Located within the County are three cities and 25 towns, including the City of Buffalo, the second largest city in the State, which serves as the County seat.
Erie and Niagara Counties contain villages, hamlets, towns and cities including Buffalo and Niagara Falls. For more detailed assistance than contained in this website, call Betty Harris Town Center Realty at (716) 472-3739 or (716) 773-1177.