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Welcome to Lockport ...

The Town of Lockport is located in Niagara County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Lockport has a population of 19,895 people<3> (see below for details).

Lockport is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Lockport: (716)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lockport had an population of 19,895 people. This is a decrease of 3.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lockport had a population of 20,529 people (which is 9.48% of the total population of Niagara County). This makes Lockport the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lockport represents 0.11% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,529 people, the population of Lockport increased 4.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,653 people).

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

Communities near Lockport ...

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

  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Lockport
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Lockport
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lockport
    • 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
  • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
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    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Lockport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niagara Falls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Lockport
      • 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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    • Clarence [Erie County]
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      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
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      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Grand Island [Erie County]
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      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Lockport
      • 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
    • Wheatfield [Niagara County]
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      • Wheatfield [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,988 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatfield
    • Lewiston [Niagara County]
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      • Lewiston [Niagara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lockport ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Niagara County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lockport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.com/

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 Niagara, 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 Lockport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lockport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lockport) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lockport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LockportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lockport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1531, Longitude: -78.6761       In this case, the coordinates for Lockport 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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