Erie County, New York
|Coordinates: 42°45′N 78°47′W / 42.75°N 78.78°W|
|Named for||Lake Erie|
|• Total||1,227 sq mi (3,180 km2)|
|• Land||1,043 sq mi (2,700 km2)|
|• Water||184 sq mi (480 km2) 15%%|
|• Density||881/sq mi (340/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||26th, 27th|
Erie County is a county in the state of New York in the United States. As of the 2010 census, 919,040 people lived there. The county seat is Buffalo. The county's name comes from Lake Erie.
The cities of Lackawanna and Tonawanda are in Erie County.
Erie County is home to the Buffalo Bills football team, the Buffalo Sabres hockey team, and the Buffalo Bandits lacrosse team.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved October 11, 2013.
- ↑ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.