Niagara, New York

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Niagara is a town in Niagara County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 8,978. The town is named after the famous waterfall Niagara Falls.

The Town of Niagara is the neighbor to the City of Niagara Falls, which actually adjoins the famed Niagara Falls cataract. The town is located in the southwest corner of the county and is famed for its factory outlet mall (formerly Prime Outlet Niagara Falls), frequently visited by nearby Canadians based on the favorable currency exchange. Also located within the town is Niagara Falls International Airport, which serves the Niagara County area.

There is no separate post office, so the mailing address is Niagara Falls, NY. Both Niagara, NY, and Town of Niagara, NY, are not acceptable according to the US Postal Service when writing an address.



The Town of Niagara was founded in 1812 (originally as the "Town of Schlosser") from the Town of Cambria.

In 1892, the City of Niagara Falls was formed from the town, taking about half of its land. In 1903, the city annexed another quarter of the town, reducing its size to 9.4 square miles. Its borders have remained the same since.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.4 square miles (24.3 kmĀ²), all of it land.

Adjacent Cities & Towns

Major Highways in the Town of Niagara

  • I-190.svg Interstate 190 (Niagara Expressway),This interstate through the western part of town from the Niagara Falls city line to the Lewiston town line. In the town there are exits at Porter Rd. (NY 182) and Witmer Rd. (NY 31).
  • US 62.svg U.S. Route 62 (Niagara Falls Blvd.), North-South highway that has a short distance in the town from the Wheatfield town line to the Niagara Falls city line.
  • NY-31.svg New York State Route 31 (Witmer Rd., Saunders Settlement Rd.), East-West Highway across the northwestern part of town from the Lewiston town line to the Niagara Falls city line.

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