Niagara Falls, New York

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Niagara Falls, New York
City
City of Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls. In the foreground are the waterfalls known as the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, respectively, from left to right.
The city of Niagara Falls. In the foreground are the waterfalls known as the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, respectively, from left to right.
Nickname(s): Niagara Falls, USA, Honeymoon Capital of the World
Location in Niagara County and the state of New York.
Location in Niagara County and the state of New York.
Coordinates: 43°6′N 79°1′W / 43.100°N 79.017°W / 43.100; -79.017Coordinates: 43°6′N 79°1′W / 43.100°N 79.017°W / 43.100; -79.017
Country United States
State New York
County Niagara
Government
 • Type Strong mayor-council
 • Mayor Paul A. Dyster (D)
 • City Administrator Nicholas A. Melson
 • City Council
Area[1]
 • City 16.83 sq mi (43.58 km2)
 • Land 14.09 sq mi (36.48 km2)
 • Water 2.74 sq mi (7.10 km2)  16.37%
 • Urban 366.7 sq mi (949.7 km2)
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City 50,193
 • Estimate (2016) 48,632
 • Density 3,452.51/sq mi (1,333.02/km2)
 • Urban 935,906 (US: 46th)
 • Urban density 2,663.5/sq mi (1,028.37/km2)
 • Metro 1,134,155 (US: 50th)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 14301-14305
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-51055
GNIS feature ID 0970406
Demonym Niagarian, Niagara Fallsite
Website Official website

Niagara Falls (/nˈæɡrə/ ny-AG-ra) is a city in Niagara County, New York, United States.

As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 50,193, down from the 55,593 recorded in the 2000 census.

It is across the Niagara River, across from the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario, and named after the famed Niagara Falls which they share. The city is within the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Western New York region.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 5, 2017. 
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2014-05-22. Retrieved 2014-06-15. 

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