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Welcome to West Seneca ...

West Seneca is located in Erie County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for West Seneca: W. Seneca

West Seneca is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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.

The ZIP code for West Seneca: 14224<3>

Communities Also Named West Seneca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named West Seneca - it's located in Oklahoma.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia 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]<4> to the northwest of West Seneca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> 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.<6> 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of West Seneca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheektowaga
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
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    • Hamburg [Erie County]
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      • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Clarence [Erie County]
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      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> 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.<6> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of West Seneca
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Fort Erie
    • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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      • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Park

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. Our list includes 13 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for West Seneca, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Seneca.

Adding West Seneca to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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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 elevation is an estimate for the area around West Seneca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as West Seneca). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West Seneca or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, 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: 42.8336, Longitude: -78.7536    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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