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Welcome to Model City ...

Model City is located in Niagara County<1>.

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

Model City is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Model City is within the boundaries of the (716) area code.

Communities near Model City ...

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

  • Saint Catharines
  • Amherst [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Model City
    • 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
  • Niagara Falls
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Model City
    • 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
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    • Welland
    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niagara Falls
      • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Model City
      • 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<5>
    • 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 southeast of Model City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Fort Erie
    • Grand Island [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Island
      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Model City
      • 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
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Model City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Model City ...

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

Adding Model City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Model City 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 Model City was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1897).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Model City. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Model City - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Model City) 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 Model City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Model CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Model City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1851, Longitude: -78.9837       In this case, the coordinates for Model City 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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