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Welcome to Orchard Park ...

The village of Orchard Park is located in Erie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Orchard Park has a population of 3,131 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Orchard Park.

Orchard Park is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Orchard Park: (716)

Websites for Orchard Park ...

Official Website:   www.orchardparkny.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.orchardparkchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Orchard Park had an population of 3,131 people. This is a decrease of 3.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orchard Park had a population of 3,246 people. This makes Orchard Park the county's 34th most populous community.

The population of Orchard Park represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 665th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,246 people, the population of Orchard Park decreased 1.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,294 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Orchard Park.

Communities Also Named Orchard Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Orchard Park: This one is located in Erie County and the other is located in Saratoga County.

Beyond New York, there are 14 communities that are also named Orchard Park - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Orchard Park.

Communities near Orchard Park ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Orchard Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Orchard Park
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheektowaga
    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Orchard Park
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Orchard Park
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamburg [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
      • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Orchard Park
      • 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
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Seneca
      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Orchard Park
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Seneca
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Orchard Park
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Clarence [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Orchard Park
      • 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
    • Fort Erie
    • Lackawanna [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lackawanna
      • Lackawanna [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Orchard Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lackawanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lackawanna<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Orchard Park. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Orchard Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orchard Park ...

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

Adding Orchard Park to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Erie County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Orchard Park: www.orchardparkny.org/

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 Orchard Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orchard Park - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Orchard Park) 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 Orchard Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orchard ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orchard Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7626, Longitude: -78.7438       In this case, the coordinates for Orchard Park 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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