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Welcome to Collins ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Collins has a population of 6,259 people<3> (see below for details).

Collins is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Collins: (716)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Collins had an population of 6,259 people. This is a decrease of 5.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Collins had a population of 6,601 people. This makes Collins the county's 25th most populous community.

The population of Collins represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 374th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,601 people, the population of Collins decreased 20.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,307 people).

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

Communities near Collins ...

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

  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Collins
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
  • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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    • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Collins
    • 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]<5> to the northwest of Collins
    • 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]<5> to the north of Collins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,725 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Concord [Erie County]
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      • Concord [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Collins
      • 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]<5> to the northeast of Collins
      • 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]<5> to the north of Collins
      • 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]<5> to the west of Collins
      • 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]<5> to the east of Collins
      • 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<6>
    • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Collins
      • 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 Collins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Collins.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collins ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Collins. 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 Collins.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collins - 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- Collins) 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 Collins. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CollinsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4931, Longitude: -78.8617       In this case, the coordinates for Collins 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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