Erie County, NY

ERIE COUNTY, situated on the westerly boundary of New York, with Lake Erie and Niagara river on the west. Area, 876 square miles. Face of the country, in the easterly part, hilly, in the westerly part, level. Soil fertile. Seat of justice, Buffalo. Pop. in 1820,.15,668; in 1830, 35,710; in 1840, 62,465; in 1850, 100,993. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
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Angola, NY City or Town
Aurora, NY City or Town
Buffalo, NY City or Town
Hamburg, NY City or Town
Holland, NY City or Town
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