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Welcome to Collins Center ...

Collins Center is located in Erie County<1>.

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

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

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Collins Center for more information about variations on the name of Collins Center.

Collins Center is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Collins Center: (716)

Communities near Collins Center ...

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

  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Collins Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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    • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Collins 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.
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  • Evans [Erie County]
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    • Evans [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Collins Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Collins Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,725 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<5>
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    • Concord [Erie County]
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      • Concord [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Collins Center
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Collins Center
      • 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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    • Eden [Erie County]
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      • Eden [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Collins Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hanover [Chautauqua County]
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      • Hanover [Chautauqua County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Collins Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Springville [Erie County]
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      • Springville [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Collins Center
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<5>
    • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Collins Center
      • 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.
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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 Collins Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Collins Center.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collins Center ...

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

Adding Collins Center to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Collins 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 Collins Center - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Collins Center) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collins Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4937, Longitude: -78.8514       In this case, the coordinates for Collins 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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