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Welcome to Clarence ...

The Town of Clarence is located in Erie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Clarence has a population of 32,910 people<3> (see below for details).

Clarence is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Clarence: (716)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarence had an population of 32,910 people. This is an increase of 7.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Clarence had a population of 30,673 people. This makes Clarence the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Clarence represents 0.16% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 30,673 people, the population of Clarence increased 17.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,123 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clarence.

Communities near Clarence ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Clarence
    • 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.
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  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
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    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarence
    • 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.
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  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Clarence
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
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      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarence
      • 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.
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    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Clarence
      • 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.
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    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
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      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Clarence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
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    • Fort Erie
    • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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      • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Clarence
      • 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.
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    • Grand Island [Erie County]
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      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Clarence
      • 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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarence.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarence ...

Looking for more information about Clarence? 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 Clarence, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clarence.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clarence. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clarence.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Clarence) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClarenceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0198, Longitude: -78.6350       In this case, the coordinates for Clarence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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