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Niagara Falls, New York
Welcome to Niagara Falls ...
When the people of Niagara Falls refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Niagaran<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Niagara Falls has a population of 47,748 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Niagara Falls lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Niagara Falls: (716)
The ZIP code for Niagara Falls: 14301<5>
Websites for Niagara Falls ...
Official Website: www.niagarafallsusa.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Niagara Falls had an population of 47,748 people. This is a decrease of 4.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.11% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Niagara Falls had a population of 50,193 people (or 23.19% of the total population of Niagara County). This makes Niagara Falls the county's most populous community.
The population of Niagara Falls represents 0.26% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 50,193 people, the population of Niagara Falls decreased 9.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 55,593 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Niagara Falls.
Communities Also Named Niagara Falls ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Niagara Falls - it's located in Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Niagara Falls.
Communities near Niagara Falls ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Niagara Falls.
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 Niagara Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Niagara Falls.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Niagara Falls. 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 Niagara Falls.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Niagara Falls. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Niagara Falls.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Niagara Falls ...
Looking for more information about Niagara Falls? 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 Niagara Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Niagara Falls.
Adding Niagara Falls to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Niagara Falls 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 Niagara Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Niagara Falls on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Niagara Falls on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Niagara Falls: www.niagarafallsusa.org/
The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022