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Welcome to North Tonawanda ...

The city of North Tonawanda is located in Niagara County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for North Tonawanda: N. Tonawanda

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Tonawanda has a population of 30,255 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of North Tonawanda.

North Tonawanda is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

North Tonawanda is located in the (716) area code.

Websites for North Tonawanda ...

Official Website: www.northtonawanda.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Tonawanda had an population of 30,255 people. This is a decrease of 4.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Tonawanda had a population of 31,568 people (which is 14.58% of the total population of Niagara County). This makes North Tonawanda the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of North Tonawanda represents 0.16% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,568 people, the population of North Tonawanda decreased 5.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 33,262 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Tonawanda.

Communities near North Tonawanda ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of North Tonawanda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheektowaga
    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of North Tonawanda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheektowaga
  • Niagara Falls
  • Welland
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    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
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      • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of North Tonawanda
      • 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>
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Seneca
      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of North Tonawanda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Seneca
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of North Tonawanda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Clarence [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of North Tonawanda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • Fort Erie
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
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      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of North Tonawanda
      • 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 North Tonawanda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Tonawanda.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Tonawanda ...

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

Adding North Tonawanda to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Niagara County

About New York

The official website for North Tonawanda: www.northtonawanda.org/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Tonawanda.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Tonawanda - 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' (or 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- North Tonawanda) 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 North Tonawanda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North TonawandaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Tonawanda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0387, Longitude: -78.8642    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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