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Welcome to West Seneca ...

The Town of West Seneca is located in Erie County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Seneca: W. Seneca

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of West Seneca has a population of 45,240 people<3> (see below for details).

West Seneca is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

West Seneca lies within the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Seneca had an population of 45,240 people. This is an increase of 1.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of West Seneca had a population of 44,711 people. This makes West Seneca the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of West Seneca represents 0.23% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 44,711 people, the population of West Seneca decreased 2.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 45,920 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Seneca.

Communities near West Seneca ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of West Seneca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of West Seneca
    • 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.
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  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of West Seneca
    • 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.
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  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of West Seneca
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of West Seneca
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of West Seneca
      • 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.
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    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
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      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of West Seneca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
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    • Fort Erie
    • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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      • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of West Seneca
      • 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.
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    • Grand Island [Erie County]
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      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of West Seneca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Island

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Seneca ...

Looking for more information about West Seneca? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West Seneca, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Seneca.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Erie County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Seneca. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Seneca.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Seneca - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Seneca) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Seneca. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West SenecaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Seneca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8378, Longitude: -78.7511       In this case, the coordinates for West Seneca 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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