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Welcome to Fort Erie ...

A typical abbreviation for Fort Erie: Ft. Erie

The town of Fort Erie is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Fort Erie lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Fort Erie is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (289)<2>, (365) & (905).

The Canadian Postal Code for Fort Erie: L2A<3>

Websites for Fort Erie ...

Official Website: www.forterie.on.ca/

Communities near Fort Erie ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Erie.

  • Amherst [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Erie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheektowaga
    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Fort Erie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheektowaga
  • Niagara Falls
  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Fort Erie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Welland
    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
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      • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Fort Erie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,392 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niagara Falls<6>
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Seneca
      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Fort Erie
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Seneca
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Fort Erie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Clarence [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Erie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Erie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Erie ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fort Erie: www.forterie.on.ca/

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Erie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Of the area codes for Fort Erie, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Fort Erie, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Fort Erie). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Fort Erie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Erie) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Erie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort ErieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Erie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9126, Longitude: -78.9408    
<5>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.
<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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