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Welcome to Town Line ...

Town Line is located in Erie County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Town Line, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1831.

Town Line is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Town Line: (716)

Communities Also Named Town Line ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Town Line - they are located in Michigan and Ohio.

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

Communities near Town Line ...

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

  • Buffalo
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • 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
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Lackawanna
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Kenmore
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Depew
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Tonawanda
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Lancaster
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Hamburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • East Aurora
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • 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 Town Line. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Town Line.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Town Line ...

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

Adding Town Line to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Town Line 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 Town Line was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Town Line post office opened in 1831.

We also found Town Line in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Town Line.

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

The official website for Erie County:

The official website for State of New York:

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 Town Line - 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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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