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Welcome to Alden Center ...

Alden Center is located in Erie County<1>.

The location of Alden Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Alden Center: Alden Ctr. (or less commonly used: Alden Cen., Alden Cent. or Alden Cntr.)

Alden Center is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alden Center lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alden Center: (716)

Communities near Alden Center ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alden Center.

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Alden Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 255,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alden Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 126,082 people
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  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheektowaga
    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Alden Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,884 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheektowaga
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Alden Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,675 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Seneca
      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Alden Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,224 people
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    • Lancaster [Erie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Alden Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Clarence [Erie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alden Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,906 people
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    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alden Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,245 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Orchard Park [Erie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Park
      • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Alden Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,594 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Park
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alden Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alden Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alden Center.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alden Center. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alden Center.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alden Center. See our Newspapers Page for Alden Center.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alden Center ...

Looking for more information about Alden Center? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alden Center, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alden Center.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Erie County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alden Center. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Erie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alden Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alden Center) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alden Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9112, Longitude: -78.5234       In this case, the coordinates for Alden Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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