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Welcome to Sanborn ...

Sanborn is located in Niagara County<1>.

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

Sanborn is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sanborn is located in the (716) area code.

Communities Also Named Sanborn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Sanborn - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Hampshire, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Sanborn ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Sanborn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Saint Catharines
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Sanborn
    • 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]<4> to the southeast of Sanborn
    • 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
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    • Niagara Falls
    • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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      • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Sanborn
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niagara Falls
      • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Sanborn
      • 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>
    • Clarence [Erie County]
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      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Sanborn
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Sanborn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Fort Erie

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sanborn ...

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

Adding Sanborn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Niagara County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sanborn. 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 Sanborn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sanborn) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sanborn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1367, Longitude: -78.8848       In this case, the coordinates for Sanborn 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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