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
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyNiagara
Government
 • TypeStrong mayor-council
 • MayorPaul A. Dyster (D)
 • City AdministratorNicholas A. Melson
 • City Council
Area[1]
 • City16.83 sq mi (43.58 km2)
 • Land14.09 sq mi (36.48 km2)
 • Water2.74 sq mi (7.10 km2)  16.37%
 • Urban366.7 sq mi (949.7 km2)
Elevation614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City50,193
 • Estimate (2016)48,632
 • Density3,452.51/sq mi (1,333.02/km2)
 • Urban935,906 (US: 46th)
 • Urban density2,663.5/sq mi (1,028.37/km2)
 • Metro1,134,155 (US: 50th)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes14301-14305
Area code(s)716
FIPS code36-51055
GNIS feature ID0970406
DemonymNiagarian, Niagara Fallsite
WebsiteOfficial 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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