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Welcome to Wales Center ...

Wales Center is located in Erie County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Wales Center: Wales Ctr. (or less commonly used: Wales Cen., Wales Cent. or Wales Cntr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Wales Center for more information about variations on the name of Wales Center.

Wales Center is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Wales Center: (716)

Communities Also Named Wales Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wales Center - they are located in Maine and Michigan.

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

Communities near Wales Center ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Wales Center
    • 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]
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    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Wales Center
    • 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
  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Wales Center
    • 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]
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    • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Wales Center
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Wales Center
      • 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.
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    • Clarence [Erie County]
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      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Wales Center
      • 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
    • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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      • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Wales Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Park
    • Lackawanna [Erie County]
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      • Lackawanna [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Wales Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lackawanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lackawanna<5>
    • Depew [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Depew
      • Depew [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Wales Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,940 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Depew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Depew<5>
    • Aurora [Erie County]
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      • Aurora [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Wales Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,783 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wales Center ...

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

Adding Wales Center to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wales Center 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 ...

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wales Center - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wales Center) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wales Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7684, Longitude: -78.5300       In this case, the coordinates for Wales Center 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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