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Welcome to Clarence Center ...

Clarence Center is located in Erie County<1>.

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

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

Clarence Center is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clarence Center is within the boundaries of the (716) area code.

Communities Also Named Clarence Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Clarence Center - it's located in Michigan.

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

Communities near Clarence Center ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Clarence Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Clarence Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
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    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Clarence Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Cheektowaga
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Clarence Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
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      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Clarence Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,117 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on West Seneca
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Clarence Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Clarence Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Fort Erie
    • Orchard Park [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Park
      • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Clarence Center
      • 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
    • Grand Island [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Island
      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Clarence Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Island

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarence Center ...

Looking for more information about Clarence 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.

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

Adding Clarence Center to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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 Clarence 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 Clarence 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- Clarence Center) 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 Clarence Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarence CenterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarence Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0106, Longitude: -78.6375       In this case, the coordinates for Clarence 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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