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Welcome to Chaffee ...

Chaffee is located in Erie County<1>.

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

Chaffee is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Chaffee is within the boundaries of the (716) area code.

Communities Also Named Chaffee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Chaffee - they are located in California, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Chaffee ...

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

  • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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    • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Chaffee
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Park
  • Aurora [Erie County]
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    • Aurora [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Chaffee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,783 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
  • Elma [Erie County]
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    • Elma [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Chaffee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elma
  • Concord [Erie County]
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    • Concord [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Chaffee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,448 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boston [Erie County]
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      • Boston [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Chaffee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,069 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Aurora [Erie County]
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      • East Aurora [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Chaffee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Aurora<5>
    • Marilla [Erie County]
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      • Marilla [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Chaffee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,376 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marilla
    • Springville [Erie County]
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      • Springville [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Chaffee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<5>
    • Arcade [Wyoming County]
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      • Arcade [Wyoming County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Chaffee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcade
    • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Chaffee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,672 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorkshire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkshire

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chaffee ...

Looking for more information about Chaffee? 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 Chaffee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chaffee.

Adding Chaffee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chaffee 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 Chaffee was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Chaffee on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chaffee. 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 Chaffee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chaffee) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chaffee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5681, Longitude: -78.4789       In this case, the coordinates for Chaffee 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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