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)
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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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