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The location of Brooklyn









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Brooklyn.

This page contains six sections:

Around Brooklyn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Buffalo. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Brooklyn. Buffalo has a population of 259,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Amherst. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the north of Brooklyn and has a population of 126,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Brooklyn and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Cheektowaga   [Map]   87,018   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clarence   [Map]   32,548   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Grand Island   [Map]   21,351   N   41 miles [66 km]
Hamburg   [Map]   58,651   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   29,591   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   43,477   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lockport   [Map]   20,569   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Niagara Falls   [Map]   48,460   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
North Tonawanda   [Map]   30,475   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Orchard Park   [Map]   29,672   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tonawanda   [Map]   72,571   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
West Seneca   [Map]   45,588   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Erie (ON)   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Niagara Falls (ON)   [Map]   ---   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Welland (ON)   [Map]   ---   NW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ashford   [Map]   2,061   E   5 miles [8 km]
Cattaraugus   [Map]   922   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Collins   [Map]   6,576   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Concord   [Map]   8,517   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
East Otto   [Map]   1,045   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ellicottville   [Map]   1,585   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ellicottville   [Map]   388   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gowanda   [Map]   2,622   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Machias   [Map]   2,303   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   830   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Albion   [Map]   1,892   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Collins   [Map]   3,509   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Otto   [Map]   766   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Persia   [Map]   2,308   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Springville   [Map]   4,301   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Brooklyn, please visit our County-by-County Page for Brooklyn.

Cattaraugus County ...

Brooklyn is located in Cattaraugus County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cattaraugus County: Allegany, Chautauqua, Erie, Wyoming, McKean (PA) & Warren (PA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brooklyn ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Brooklyn.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Brooklyn. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brooklyn. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of New York

    New York Tourism
    Parks for New York

    Fishing in New York
    Hunting in New York


National Park Service (NPS) sites in New York

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in New York

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in New York

Airports Near Brooklyn ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Brooklyn.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Arcade Tri-Co. Airport (FAA ID: D23)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Olean Airport  (OLE/KOLE)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Chautauqua Co. Airport (ICAO: KDKK)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dunkink Muni.   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Buffalo Airfield (FAA ID: 9G0)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Jamestown Airport (JHW/KJHW)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Buffalo - Niagara Intl.  (BUF/KBUF)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Buffalo - Lancaster Rgnl.  (ICAO: KBQR)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Brooklyn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brooklyn. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Buffalo - Niagara Intl.  (BUF/KBUF)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Greater Rochester Intl.  (ROC/KROC)   [Map]   NE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Toronto City Airport  (YTZ/CYTZ)   [Map]   NNW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Lester B. Pearson Intl.  (YYZ/CYYZ)   [Map]   NNW   96 miles [154.5 km]
University Park Airport  (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   SSE   118 miles [189.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Jamestown Airport (JHW/KJHW)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greater Buffalo Intl.    [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bradford Rgnl.  (BFD/KBFD)   [Map]   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Niagara Falls Intl.  (IAG/KIAG)   [Map]   NNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
St. Catharines Airport  (YCM/CYSN)   [Map]   NNW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Erie Intl.  (ERI/KERI)   [Map]   WSW   76 miles [122.3 km]
John C. Munro Hamilton Intl.  (YHM/CYHM)   [Map]   NW   78 miles [125.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Arcade Tri-Co. Airport (FAA ID: D23)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Olean Airport  (OLE/KOLE)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Chautauqua Co. Airport (ICAO: KDKK)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dunkink Muni.   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Buffalo Airfield (FAA ID: 9G0)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Buffalo - Lancaster Rgnl.  (ICAO: KBQR)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Perry - Warsaw Airport (FAA ID: 01G)   [Map]   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Niagara Falls Airport (FAA ID: CNF9)   [Map]   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Buffalo - Niagara Intl.   (BUF/KBUF)   [Map]
  Website for Buffalo - Niagara International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Rochester Intl.   (ROC/KROC)   [Map]
  Website for Greater Rochester International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Catharines Airport   (YCM/CYSN)   [Map]
  Website for Saint Catharines / Niagara District Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Erie Intl.   (ERI/KERI)   [Map]
  Website for Erie International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John C. Munro Hamilton Intl.   (YHM/CYHM)   [Map]
  Website for John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Olean Airport   (OLE/KOLE)   [Map]
  Website for Cattaraugus County - Olean Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chautauqua Co. Airport   (ICAO: KDKK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Buffalo - Lancaster Rgnl.   (ICAO: KBQR)   [Map]
  Website for Buffalo - Lancaster Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Toronto City Airport   (YTZ/CYTZ)   [Map]
  Website for Billy Bishop - Toronto City Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wellsville Muni.   (ELZ/KELZ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Genesee Co. Airport   (ICAO: KGVQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lester B. Pearson Intl.   (YYZ/CYYZ)   [Map]
  Website for Toronto / Lester B. Pearson International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
  Website for University Park Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Syracuse Hancock Intl.   (SYR/KSYR)   [Map]
  Website for Syracuse Hancock International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jamestown Airport   (JHW/KJHW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bradford Rgnl.   (BFD/KBFD)   [Map]
  Website for Bradford Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Niagara Falls Intl.   (IAG/KIAG)   [Map]
  Website for Niagara Falls International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Cattaraugus County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cattaraugus County: www.co.cattaraugus.ny.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brooklyn.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Brooklyn) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brooklyn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brooklyn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooklyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4354, Longitude: -78.7497     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Brooklyn), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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