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Welcome to Brant ...

Brant is located in Erie County<1>.

Brant is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Brant: (716)

Communities Also Named Brant ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Brant - they are located in Alberta, California, Michigan, Missouri, Ontario, Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brant.

Communities near Brant ...

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

  • Hamburg
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    • Hamburg lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Brant.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Orchard Park
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    • Orchard Park lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Brant.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lackawanna
  • Evans
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    • Evans lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Brant.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans
  • Dunkirk
  • Fredonia
  • Hamburg
  • Concord
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    • Concord lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Brant.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,448 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
  • Boston
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    • Boston lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Brant.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,069 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Eden
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    • Eden lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Brant.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,594 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden

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 Brant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brant.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brant. 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 Brant.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brant ...

Looking for more information about Brant? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brant, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brant.

Adding Brant to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brant in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brant was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Brant in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brant on our Genealogy Page.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brant. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Brant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Brant) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brant. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrantOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5883, Longitude: -79.0177    
<4>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.
<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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