Where is Buffalo, New York?

Buffalo is located in the western part of the state of New York, United States. It is the second most populous city of the state New York, after New York City.

Locationn Map of Buffalo

Where is Buffalo About Map - Map showing location of Buffalo in the western part of the state of New York.

Where is Buffalo Located?

Buffalo is a city and port, seat of Erie county, western New York, United States. It is located eastern end of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River opposite Fort Erie, Ontario. The city and nearby Niagara Falls. According to the United States Census Bureau, Buffalo has an area of 52.5 sq mi (136 km2), with a population of 278,349 according to the 2020 census, its population density was 6,893.41 per square mile (2,661.58/km2).

In December 2022, The winter storm Elliott leaves 28 dead in Buffalo area. The region around Buffalo, in upstate New York, has been worst affected.

Buffalo City Facts

Coordinates: 42°53′11″N 78°52′41″W
LocationWestern part of New York
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
RegionWestern New York
MetroBuffalo-Niagara Falls
Incorporated (city)1832
Named forBuffalo River
Coldest month in Buffalo NY January, temperature overnight is 17.8°F
Warmest month in Buffalo NYJuly, temperature rises to 79.6°F.
Area52.48 sq mi (135.92 km2)
Land Area40.38 sq mi (104.58 km2)
Water Area12.10 sq mi (31.34 km2)
Elevation600 ft (200 m)
City Population278,349
Pop. RankUS: 76th NY: 2nd
Pop. Density6,893.41/sq mi (2,661.58/km2)
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (EST)
Summer (DST) - UTC−04:00 (EDT)
ZIP code142XX
Area code716
FIPS code36-11000
GNIS feature ID0973345
Universitythe University at Buffalo (UB), Buffalo State College
Private institutionsCanisius College, Medaille College and D'Youville University.
AirportNiagara Falls International Airport
Buffalo Niagara Int. Airport (IATA: BUF; ICAO: KBUF, FAA LID: BUF)
TransportationIts airport, light-rail system, buses, and harbors
HighwaysConnecting I-190, Buffalo Skyway (NY 5), US 62 on the city's East Side
NY 354, NY 130 east–west routes
NY 265, NY 266 and NY 384 north–south routes.

How to reach from Buffalo to Niagara falls

Buffalo airport to niagara falls Distance - (25.6 mi) via I-190 N or (23.2 mi) via I-290 W or (24.4 mi) via Eggert Rd and I-190 N

Shuttle from Buffalo airport to Niagara Falls - 25.1 miles Distance, Fare approx $50.00 per person one side.

Top Places to See in Buffalo

Best tourist attractions and thing to do in Buffalo are; Canalside, Niagara Falls, Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Buffalo Naval Park, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic, The Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo City Hall, KeyBank Center, Buffalo Museum of Science, Sahlen Field, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Delaware Park, Erie Basin Marina, Buffalo Harbor State Park, Larkin Square, The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's, Buffalo RiverWorks, Japanese Garden, Peace Bridge, Broderick Park, The Electric Tower, River Fest Park and more more.