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Welcome to Spring Brook ...

Spring Brook is located in Erie County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Spring Brook, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for Spring Brook: Spring Brk.

Spring Brook is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Spring Brook is within the boundaries of the (716) area code.

Communities Also Named Spring Brook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Spring Brook - they are located in Connecticut, Michigan (2), New Brunswick, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Spring Brook ...

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

  • Buffalo
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • North Tonawanda
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
    • North Tonawanda is located in Niagara County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on North Tonawanda
  • Fort Erie
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Lackawanna
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Kenmore
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Depew
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Tonawanda
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Lancaster
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Hamburg
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • East Aurora
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Aurora
    • East Aurora is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,165 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on East Aurora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Aurora <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Brook ...

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

Adding Spring Brook to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Spring Brook in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Spring Brook was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Spring Brook.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring Brook. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 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 Spring Brook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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